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The Constitution of India

The Constitution of India

Fali S. Nariman
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On 26th January 1950, the Republic of India came into being with the adoption of a newly written constitution that laid down the supreme law of the land. One of the world’s longest and most important political texts, The Constitution of India signalled the arrival of the world largest democracy.

The foremost document of the newly independent nation, the Constitution laid down the framework for governance, demarcating political code, powers, and duties of government institutions and granting fundamental rights, directive principles, and the duties to the citizens. At its enactment, it had 395 articles in 22 parts and 8 schedules and it has been amended 104 times in the seventy years of its being. With a comprehensive introduction by Fali S. Nariman, this classic edition accessibly presents independent India’s most important text.

Imprint: India Penguin Modern Classics

Published: Jan/2021

ISBN: 9780143452690

Length : 464 Pages

MRP : ₹699.00

The Constitution of India

Fali S. Nariman

On 26th January 1950, the Republic of India came into being with the adoption of a newly written constitution that laid down the supreme law of the land. One of the world’s longest and most important political texts, The Constitution of India signalled the arrival of the world largest democracy.

The foremost document of the newly independent nation, the Constitution laid down the framework for governance, demarcating political code, powers, and duties of government institutions and granting fundamental rights, directive principles, and the duties to the citizens. At its enactment, it had 395 articles in 22 parts and 8 schedules and it has been amended 104 times in the seventy years of its being. With a comprehensive introduction by Fali S. Nariman, this classic edition accessibly presents independent India’s most important text.

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Fali S. Nariman

Fali S. Nariman is a constitutional lawyer and a senior advocate to the Supreme Court of India. He has also served as the Additional Solicitor General of India, a Member of the Rajya Sabha and President of the Bar Association of India. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1991 in recognition of distinguished service in the field of jurisprudence.

Uncovering the secret history of the Constitution of India

Although Dr Ambedkar is universally regarded as the chief architect of the Constitution, the specifics of his role as chairman of the Drafting Committee are not widely discussed. Totally neglected is his almost single-handed authorship of the Constitution’s Preamble, which is frequently and mistakenly attributed to B.N. Rau rather than to Ambedkar. With Ambedkar‚Äôs Preamble, […]