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He drives home his points with cogent arguments. The Indian Constitution is a remarkable document – it ‘constitutes’ an enormous populace, as diverse conwtitution discordant as one can be, into a democratic republic; it has withstood the test of time, war, poverty, political unrest and opprobri Does an average Indian know as much about Article 20 as an average American about the Fifth Amendment? It would, however, be a mistake to treat this as a guidebook or basic introduction to the subject; rather, madhavv presumes a basic understanding on the part of the reader of issues and concerns relating to constitutions in general.


Praveen rated it it was amazing Aug 19, The Indian Constitution Madhav Khosla. What form of citizenship does it embrace and how can it change? Discussions on developments and decline in Indian constitutional jurisprudence are often overshadowed by the political contexts in which those developments took place.

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This chapter examines the formal method for constitutional amendment provided for in Article of the Indian Constitution. I congratulate and thank Madhav Khosla for writing a fantastic intellectually cinstitution introduction to Indian constitution.

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Madhav Khosla compels us to think seriously both about the fitful evolution of constitutional interpretation and about the place acquired by the Constitution in our democratic life.

Paperbackpages. Jacob Heath rated it really liked it Jul 29, Please Email the Editor. Yet, for all its formal centrality and its easy invocation by disparate political projects, the ambiguities of its commitments and the vicissitudes of its history remain little understood. Please try again later. September 03, Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.


This article is closed for comments. How does the Constitution separate power between different political actors?

And how can it change? In this short introduction, Madhav Khosla brings to light its many features, aspirations, and controversies.

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Drafted over six decades ago, its endurance and operation have fascinated and surprised many. Series Oxford India short introductions series. In terms of size, it has nearly articles and an ever-increasing number of amendments madav has crossed the century mark.

Sunil Khilnani, author of The Idea of India. In this remarkable book Giving identity to over a billion people, the Indian Constitution is one of the world’s great political texts. This short and accessible introduction to the Indian Constitution is beautifully written by Madhav Khosala. This was certainly the big challenge. Various important issues, debates and controversies about our constitution and its practice which are effectively highlighted by Khosla are as follows: Venkataramanan September 03,