The Introduction To The Constitution Of India, by Dr. Durga Das Basu, is not just another textbook for topics related to political science. It is an analytical piece of work that is immensely helpful for researchers and students of political science. Those who are aspiring to write competitive examinations held by the Union or State Public Service Commission, can consult this book for a better understanding of the subjects covered.
Provisions of the state constitutions and the issues of individual states have also been addressed in this book. The separatism in Punjab and Assam and the issues of Jammu and Kashmir have been discussed with critical comments included. The amendments in the constitution since The Government of India Act 1935, have also been covered in this book. It helps readers understand the trend of the changes to the Indian Constitution.
Introduction To The Constitution Of India covers the practices of the many constitutional provisions. The logical arrangement of the chapters helps readers learn each subject, while understanding their relation with each other. The table of contents is also analytically arranged, with footnotes and an index at the end of the book. The twenty-first edition of the book was published by LexisNexis in 2013 and is available in paperback.
- Besides theory, this book covers the practices of the constitution as well.
- The book is laden with critical comments by the author for a better understanding of each section.