Q. The 52nd Constitution Amendment deals with which of the following?
About Anti defection
- The 10th schedule was added to the constitution by the 52nd amendment in 1985. This deals with the Anti defection process.
- The objective behind such a law was to prevent political defections and provide stability to the ruling government.
- As per the 10th schedule, a member can be disqualified if he/she votes contrary to his party directions. The speaker/chairman is the final deciding authority in this regard.
- The law is applicable to Parliament as well as state legislatures. Further, any person disqualified for defecting cannot get a ministerial position unless he/she gets re-elected.