Vikas Tripathi
CONSTITUTIONAL CONUNDRUMS Challenges to india's Democratic Process by V. Venkatesan Lexis Nexis, Gurgaon, 2015, 415 pp., 495
May 2015, volume 39, No 5

Ideas and practices associated with India’s living document, the Constitution of In¬dia have remained central to the politi¬cal imagination and assessment of democ¬racy in contemporary India. Recent writings on ideas, institutions and processes in In¬dian politics have attempted to foreground the language of democracy in deliberations involved in the making of India’s Constitu¬tion. This has helped to understand both the uniqueness as well as limitations charac¬terizing the success of India’s democracy.

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