In which year, Goa was formally assimilated in the territories of India by 12th Amendment Act, which made Goa, Daman & Diu a Union Territory?

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Rahul Roi asked 07-May-2019 in indian Polity and Constitution by Rahul Roi

In which year, Goa was formally assimilated in the territories of India by 12th Amendment Act, which made Goa, Daman & Diu a Union Territory?

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Sanjay Goenka answered 31-Dec-2021 by Sanjay Goenka
Goa, Daman & Diu transformed as the Union Territory in 1961 and the transformation was as the obligations under the 12th Amendment Act 1961.

In which year, Goa was formally assimilated in the territories of India by 12th Amendment Act, which made Goa, Daman & Diu a Union Territory?

Overview
The Amendments in the Indian constitution have worked as the transformation of the constitution with the enhancements in the Nation. There is a fact and truth about the amendments that it brings some changes in it while the implementation of it.

Similarly, the 12th amendment of the Indian Constitution brings some changes in the country and also it changed the status of Goa, Daman & Diu. And transformed them from a regular state to a Union Territory of the nation in 1961.


12th Amendment Act of 1961

  • The 12th amendment is also known as the office as the Constitution Act 1962
  • This Amendment Act of India made the Goa, Daman & Diu into the eighth Union Territory of India and endorsed in India from Portugal in December 1961.
  • The Amendment also amended clause 1 of article 240 of the constitution and made these Territories enable the President to make any rule according to the interest of the Territory. And make the peace, progress, and the good government of the Territory.
  • The Amendment came into effect on 20th December 1961
  • The Amendment was introduced by the then government of Jawaharlal Nehru and the final Assent was received by the then President Dr. Rajendra Prashad.