Rule of Law in India: A Quest for Reason

ISBN : 9780199484669

Harish Narasappa
260 Pages
147 x 223 mm
Pub date
May 2018
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This book seeks to understand the dichotomy between the theory and practice of rule of law in India. The author argues that India's rule of law is unique in the post- colonial world encompassing many a substantive concept within it, contrary to the assertions of the liberals and thin theories. The practical challenges to the concepts of equality and certainty, both fundamental to rule of law, are explained in detail. The author argues that violence has replaced reason as the main tool in the discourse between citizens and the government undermining rule of law severely.


List of Tables List of Statutes List of Cases List of Abbreviations Introduction Meaning of Rule of Law: A Critical Analysis Rule of Law in India: A Theoretical Analysis Rule of Law in Practice: Judicial and Political Understanding Rule of Law and Law-making Enforcement of Rights and Laws Quest for Reason: A Failing Endeavour? Annexure Bibliography Index About the Author

About the author: 

Harish Narasappa is the founding partner of Samvad Partners, a law firm based in Bengaluru, and co-founder of DAKSH, an NGO.

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