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India's borrowed features from Weimar Constitution of Germany, Canada and Ireland constitution

Borrowed features of constitution from:

Weimar Constitution of Germany

Suspension of Fundamental Rights during the emergency


Scheme of federation with a strong centre

Distribution of powers between centre and the states and placing. Residuary Powers with the centre


Concept of Directive Principles of States Policy (Ireland borrowed it from Spain)

Method of election of President

Nomination of members in the Rajya Sabha by the President