Article 4 of the Indian constitution

Article 4 of Indian constitution says:

(1) Any law referred to in article 2 or article 3 shall contain such provisions for the amendment of the First Schedule and the Fourth Schedule as may be necessary to give effect to the provisions of the law and may also contain such supplemental, incidental and consequential provisions (including provisions as to representation in Parliament and in the Legislature or Legislatures of the State or States affected by such law) as Parliament may deem necessary.

(2) No such law as aforesaid shall be deemed to be an amendment of this Constitution for the purposes of article 368.


As per article 4 of the constitution, if schedules 1 and 4 will be amended to give the effect of article 2 or article 3, it will not be deemed as an amendment to the constitution for the purpose of article 368. So no special majority will be required to amend the First and Fourth Schedule.

As per article 368, Special Majority is required in Parliament of India to amend the constitution.

  1. What is article 4 of the Indian constitution?

    Article 4 of the Indian constitution deals with the amendment of first and fourth schedule of constitution to give effect of article 2 and 3.

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