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LLB (Hons.) 3  Year III Constitutional Law – I  

 

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW – I

Module – I            Introduction to Indian constitution

1.1                   Salient features of Indian Constitution

1.2                   Nature of Indian Constitution- Unitary or Federal

1.3                   Preamble of Constitution

1.4                   Citizenship

Module – II           Fundamental Rights – I

2.1                   Definition of State (Article 12)

2.2                   Laws inconsistent with Fundamental Rights (Article 13)

2.3                   Right to Equality (Article 14-18)

Module – III         Fundamental Right – II

3.1                   Freedom of Speech & Expression (Art. 19)

3.2                   Protection in respect of conviction of offences (Art. 20)

3.3                   Protection of Life & Personal Liberty (Art. 21)

3.4                   Safeguards against arbitrary arrest & detention (Art. 22)

Module – IV         Fundamental Right – III

4.1                   Right against Exploitation (Art. 23-24)

4.2                   Right to Freedom of Religion (Art. 25-28)

4.3                   Cultural & Educational Right (Art. 29-30)

4.4                   Right to Constitutional remedies (Art. 32- 35)

Module – V           Directive Principles & Fundamental Duties

5.1                   Directive Principles of State Policy (Art. 36-51)

5.2                   Fundamental Duties (Art. 51A)

5.3                   Basic Features of Constitution & Procedure for Amendment

of Constitution

Suggested Reading: 

  1. N. Shukla, Constitution of India, Eastern Book Agency, 2014
  2. P. Jain, Indian Constitutional Law, Lexis Nexis, 2013
  3. D. Basu, Introduction to the Indian Constitution of India, (20th Ed. 2009)
  1. M. Seervai, Constitutional Law of India, Universal Law Publishing Co., Reprint 2013
  2. Glanville Austin, Indian Constitution – cornerstone of the Nations, Oxford University Press, 1999
  3. M. Bakshi, The Constitution of India, Universal Law Publishing Co., 2014
  4. D. Basu, Shorter Constitution of India (14th Ed. 2008, reprint 2010)