India's benign constitutional revolution

Swaminathan, Shivprasad (2013) India's benign constitutional revolution.

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his is the story of how and why the framers of the Constitution of India deliberately designed a procedural error in the adoption of the new Constitution with a view to severing the seamless transition of legal authority from the British Crown-in-Parliament to the new Republic of India. The deliberate procedural error consisted in a deviation from the Constitution making procedure prescribed by the Indian Independence Act, 1947 — the law enacted by the British Parliament granting India independence and formally authorising the Constituent Assembly to draft a Constitution for the newly liberated state.

Item Type: Article in News Papers and Magazine
Keywords: constitutional revolution | Indian Constitution
Subjects: Social Sciences and humanities > Social Sciences > Law and Legal Studies
JGU School/Centre: Jindal Global Law School
Depositing User: Arjun Dinesh
Date Deposited: 06 Jun 2022 15:53
Last Modified: 01 Jul 2022 12:23
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