A feather in the cap of Puffin Books adding to the impressive list of books written by Subhadra Sen Gupta for children. This book is an ‘academic excursion’ for all school enrolled students and beyond. The magnum opus called the Constitution of India from its inception to its adoption is written with important details and in an engaging format for the young readers.
Arranged in seven chapters, the introduction sets the tenor, briefly taking the children through glimpses of the Indian national movement, the socio-economic diversity of our country and how it posed a challenge for the national leaders to prepare a document which would address and include the concerns of all diverse sections. The significance of the date January 26 being chosen as the date for adopting the Constitution is a careful inclusion along with the figures which make the Constitution of India the longest written constitution in the world is neatly displayed on the whiteboard in the introduction.