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A Guide to the History of Due Process

Liberty After Freedom: A History of Article 21, Due Process and the Constitution of India by Rohan J Alva, New Delhi: HarperCollins, 2022; pp 312, `599.

Rohan J Alva’s book titled Liberty After Freedom: A History of Article 21, Due Process and the Constitution of India is a welcome addition to understanding the broad history of the Indian republic from the lens of Article 21. The book is an exercise in revisiting the political–legal history of the speeches and amendments made in the Constituent Assembly Debates, which played a crucial role in the creation and evolution of Article 21. This book is driven by the goal of making the history of Article 21 more accessible to lay readers. Considering Granville Austin and Abhinav Chandrachud’s respective books on due process, Liberty After Freedom is a welcome addition to the genre of books on the jurisprudence of citizenship and rights in India. 

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Published On : 15th Mar, 2024

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