Our Constitution: An Introduction To India’s Constitution And Constitutional Law is a book that is for the general public, teachers and professionals as well as students writing civil services exams.
Summary Of The Book
Our Constitution: An Introduction To India’s Constitution And Constitutional Law is a nearly exhaustive manual which provides an introduction to the Indian Constitution in a style that is very readable and easy to understand. The book aims to break down all the constitutional terms for laymen and educating the reader to help him understand what his entitlements are according to the constitution and what his fundamental rights mean to him.
The Legislature, The Judiciary and The Executive branches, all come under the umbrella of The Constitution of India, a complex blueprint which has laid down the legal framework to be followed by each body of the government. Our Constitution: An Introduction To India’s Constitution And Constitutional Law details every aspect of governance and specifies the fundamental rights and duties of every citizen of India.
The legal document lays down the structure of each of the various government institutions and procedures to be followed in every matter of the law. Our Constitution: An Introduction To India’s Constitution And Constitutional Law introduces the complex mechanics of this framework to the reader in a manner that is comprehensive. The book also includes a review section, thoughtfully organized by the author, that aims to gather ideas and suggestions from the reader about the Constitution. The book ends with the Table of Constitutional Amendments from 1950 to 2009.
About Subhash C. Kashyap
Subhash C. Kashyap, born in the year 1929, is a Political Scientist and distinguished scholar.
Kashyap has written other titles such as Institutions of Governance in South Asia, Understanding the Constitution of India, Delinking Religion and Politics and Human Rights and Parliament.
Kashyap has studied at Allahabad University. He is widely decorated and was awarded the honorary title of commander and the degree of H.O.A.S.F for his services. He was also awarded the Motilal Nehru Award twice and the Nehru Fellowship. He is a former Secretary-General of the Lok Sabha and he headed the International Centre for Parliamentary Documentation in Geneva till 1983. He is presently the Centre for Policy Research’s Honorary Research Professor.
Table of Cases
2. Constitutional History
3. Making of the Constitution
4. Salient Features of the Constitution
5 The Preamble
6. The Union and its Territory
8. Fundamental Rights
9. Directive Principles
10. Fundamental Duties
11. lhe Union Executive
12. The Union Legislature
13. The Judiciary
14. The States and Union Territories
15. Union-State Relations
16. Financial Provisions, Trade, etc.
17. Emergency Provisions
18. Services under the Union and the States
20. Language Provisions
21. Amendment of the Constitution
22. Panchayati Raj
23. Miscellaneous, Temporary and Special Provisions
24. Working of the Constitution
25. National Commission to Review the Working of the Constitution: An Evaluation
Annexure: Table of Constitutional Amendments (1950-2009)
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