top of page
< Back


With reference to the Constitution of India, consider the following statements :
1. No High court shall have the jurisdiction to declare any central law to be constitutionally invalid.
2. An amendment to the Constitution of India cannot be called into question by the Supreme Court of India.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2



To suggest corrections, send feedback using feedback button in top menu.

To suggest corrections, use feedback icon on top menu.


1. Statement 1 is incorrect. The High Courts in India have the power of judicial review, which includes the authority to declare any law, including central laws, as unconstitutional if they violate the provisions of the Constitution.

2. Statement 2 is incorrect. The Supreme Court of India has the power of judicial review over constitutional amendments. It can review and strike down any constitutional amendment if it violates the basic structure or fundamental rights enshrined in the Constitution.


How was this explanation?

bottom of page