Shankari Prasad Vs. Union of India(1951)

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  • It held that the parliament’s amending power under Article 368 also includes the power to amend the fundamental rights guaranteed in Part III of the Constitution.
  • Further, it said that a constitutional amendment act enacted to abridge or take away the fundamental  rights is not void under Article 13(2).
  • Therefore, the Court upheld the validity of the 1st Amendment Ac(1951), which curtailed the right to properly by inserting Articles 31 A and 31 B.