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Author Chakrabarty, Bidyut, 1958- author

Title Indian constitution : text, context and interpretation / Bidyut Chakrabarty
Published New Delhi ; London : SAGE Publications Ltd, [2017]


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Description xvi, 363 pages ; 24 cm
Series Sage texts
Sage texts.
Contents Historical roots of the Constitution of India -- Directive principles of state policy (Part IV of the Constitution of India) -- Constitutional democracy in India -- Salient features of the 1950 Constitution of India -- Section B articulating a vision -- Ethics and constitutional governance in India -- The doctrine of basic structure of the Constitution of India -- Citizenship in India -- Language and nation-building : constitutional inputs -- Constitutionalizing reservation in India -- Gender as critical to the processes of constitutionalization -- Right to freedom of religion (Articles 2528) -- Secularism in India -- Federalism in India : redefining the constitutional template for governance -- Emergency provisions? Part XVIII (Articles 3560) -- Article 370 of the Constitution of India -- Election commission of India -- Instruments for constitutionalizing India -- Judiciary in India -- Amending procedures -- Comptroller and auditor general of India -- Governor : a constitutional functionary with political aims or a political functionary with constitutional goals? -- Local governance in India
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject India. Constitution.
Constitutional law -- India.
Constitutions -- India.
Law -- India -- History.
Freedom of religion -- India.
Secularism -- India.
Democracy -- India.
Genre/Form History.
LC no. 2017006697
ISBN 9789386446107 (paperback)
9386446103 (paperback)