About the Book
The book, ‘Our Constitutionâ€™ by Subhash C. Kashyap is a book that gives the readers an ideal introduction to the Indian Constitution. This book reflects the vast and extensive knowledge of the author in the matters of constitutional law. It is written in such a format that readers from all backgrounds will be able to understand the concepts effectively. The clarity of matter and engaging narratives makes this book a must have for those who are seeking a deeper understanding of the subject. This book has been published by National Book Trust in the year 2011.
The book utilizes a simple approach that explains the terms in a concise manner whilst providing all the details. Along with the Indian Constitution, important aspects of the Preamble have also been discussed. The division of power has also been given the due importance. The aspects of the Legislature and the executive have been discussed as well. Plus, the structure of the Judiciary has been dissected. There is an exclusive section on the fundamental rights. Furthermore, there is a segment on the duties of the Indian citizens.
About the Author
Subhash C. Kashyap, born in the year 1929, is a Political Scientist and distinguished scholar. Kashyap has written other titles such asÂ Institutions of Governance in South Asia, Understanding the Constitution of India, Delinking Religion and Politics and Human Rights and Parliament.Â 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 Researchâ€™s Honorary Research Professor.