Article 333: Representation of Anglo-Indian Community In State Legislative Assemblies

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Article 333: Representation of the Anglo-Indian community in the Legislative Assemblies of the States

Notwithstanding anything in article 170, the Governor 1*** of a State may, if he is of opinion that the Anglo-Indian community needs representation in the Legislative Assembly of the State and is not adequately represented therein, 2nominate one member of that community to the Assembly.


  1. The words “or Rajpramukh” omitted by the Constitution (Seventh Amendment) Act, 1956, s. 29 and Sch. (w.e.f. 1-11-1956).
  2. Substituted by the 23rd Constitutional Amendment Act,1969, s. 4 for “nominated such number of members of the community to the Assembly as he considers appropriate”. (w.e.f. 23-1-1970).

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