ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Articles By Yash Sinha

50 Years of the ‘Basic Structure’

Forged by the judiciary while it tussled with the executive–legislature combined, the basic structure doctrine marks certain features of the Constitution as incapable of destruction. The criticism often levelled against it is that it allows the unelected to dominate sovereign will. This reasoning disregards that the Constitution is a closer expression of how the people want to be governed.