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Current Threats to the Constitution

Current Threats to the Constitution This is the text of the Krishna Bharadwaj Memorial Lecture, delivered by Prashant Bhushan at Jawaharlal Nehru University on March 14, 2019.   Sixty nine years ago, we framed a constitution and founded a republic. The foundations of this republic are a democratically governed society with various fundamental rights guaranteed…

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From Colony to Republic: The Indian Transition

From Colony to Republic: The Indian Transition The 26th of January, India’s Republic Day, has a great symbolic significance. But it would be truly unfortunate if this significance is seen only in symbolic terms. This day should be remembered as a reminder of a great transition in India’s long history. This was a transition of…