The term the Constitution (100th Amendment) Act, 2015 was in news in the fourth week of May 2015 as the President of India Pranab Mukherjee gave his assent to the Constitution (119th Amendment) Bill, 2013 that related to the Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) between India and Bangladesh.
Restricted the size of the Council of Ministers (CoM) to 15 percent of legislative members & strengthened the Anti Defection laws.
Included Bodo, Dogri, Santali and Maithali as official languages.
Provided for 27 percent reserrvation for other backward classes in government as well as private higher educational institutions.
To provide for a Minister of Tribal Welfare in newly created Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh States including Madhyapradesh and Orissa.
To extend the reservation of seats for Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) in the Lok Sabha and states assemblies from Sixty years to Seventy years
Substituted Odia for Oriya
Added the words “or co-operative societies” after the word “or unions” in Article 19(l)(c) and inserted article 43B related to promotion of co-operative societies and added Part-IXB that is The Co-operative Societies.
To empower the Governor of Karnataka to take steps to develop the Hyderabad-Karnataka Region.
The amendment provides for the formation of a National Judicial Appointments Commission.