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Introduction to the Constitution of India

Introduction to the Constitution of India

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  • Author(s): Durga Das Basu
  • Brand: LexisNexis
  • Edition: 25 Ed 2021
  • ISBN 13 9789389991598
  • Approx. Pages 556 + Contents
  • Format Paperback
  • Approx. Product Size 24 x 16 cms
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Description
D D Basu Introduction to the Constitution of India is a pioneer work, catering to the needs of anyone who wants to study the origin and development of the Constitution of India. This title serves as an introductory study on the Constitution for general readers, politicians, journalists, statesmen and administrative authorities. It also meets the requirements of the LLB., LLM., B.A. and MA (Political Science) courses, as well as competitive examinations held by the Union and State Public Service Commissions. This edition is up to date with legislative changes up to the 103rd Constitutional Amendment Act, 2019, and notable judgements of the Supreme Court and High Courts.
Salent features
=>    Offers a systematic exposition of the constitutional document, arranged under
        logical chapters and headings
=>    Serves as an introductory study on the Constitution for general readers, politicians,
        journalists, statesmen, administrative authorities, students, and Public Service Commission
        and other competitive examination aspirants
=>    Traces the constitutional history of India since the Government of India Act, 1858,
         analyses the provisions of the present Constitution and explains the interrelation
        between its diverse contents
=>    Gives an account of the working of each of the provisions of the Constitution during its first
        decade, with reference to statutes and decisions wherever necessary, together with a critical
        estimate of its trends
=>    Analytical table of contents, marginal notes, index, and reference tables further aid understanding
=>    Contains all legislative changes and recent amendments to the Constitution up to the 103rd
        Constitutional Amendment Act, 2019
=>    Includes notable judgements of the Supreme Court and High Courts
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Contents
Part I - Nature of the Constitution

1.    The Historical Background
2.    The Making of the Constitution
3.    The Philosophy of the Constitution
4.    Outstanding Features of our Constitution
5.    Nature of the Federal System
6.    Territory of the Union
7.    Citizenship
8.    Fundamental Rights and Fundamental Duties
9.    Directive Principle of State Policy
10.  Procedure for Amendment
Part II - Government of the Union
11.  The Union Executive
12.  The Union Legislature
Part III - Government of the States
13.  The State Executive
14.  The State Legislature
15.  Jammu & Kashmir
Part IV - Administrative of Union Territories
16.  Administration of Union Territories and Acquired Territories
Part V - Local Government
17.  The New System of Panchayats, Municipalities and Co-operative Societies
18.  Panchayats
19.  Municipalities and Planning Committees
Part VI - Administration of Special Areas
20.  Administration of Scheduled and Tribal Areas
Part VII - The Judicature
21.  Organisation of the Judiciary in General
22.  The Supreme Court
23.  The High Court
Part VIII - The Federal System
24.  Distribution of Legislative and Executive Powers
25.  Distribution of Financial Powers
26.  Administrative Relation between the Union and the State
27.  Inter-State Relations
28.  Emergency Provisions
Part IX - Miscellaneous
29.  Rights and Liabilities of the Government and Public Servants
30.  The Service and Public Service Commissions
31.  Elections
32.  Minorities, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
33.  Languages
34.  How the Constitution Has Worked
Tables
Index
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Author Details
Acharya Dr. Durga Das Basu
, MA., LL.D. (Cal.); D. Litt. (Cal. Burd.; Rabindrabharti; Kalyani); Saraswati, Vacaspati, Vidyavaridhi, Prajnabharati, Nyayaratnakara, Neetibhaskara, Nyayabharati, Manava Ratna. Honorary Professor, Banaras Hindu "University; Retired Judge, High Court, Calcutta; Formerly Member, Union Law Commission; Tagore Law Professor, Asutosh Memorial; Lecturer, Calcutta University; Recipient, National Award, Padmabhushan (1985); National Research Professor of India (1986); National Citizen's Award (1991); Honorary Fellow, Asiatic Society, Calcutta (1994)
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