Constitution and Constitutionalism

  • Arsheya Chaudhry and Anubhuti Sharma
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  • Arsheya Chaudhry

    Student in India

  • Anubhuti Sharma

    Student in India

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The Constitution is the basic and the fundamental law of the land which sets out as to how the state is to be governed. On the other hand, Constitutionalism puts restraints and limitations on the government. The Constitution of India was formulated by the Constituent Assembly. It was passed by the assembly on 26th November 1949 and legally enforced on 26th November 1950. The Constitution was drafted by the Drafting Committee which was headed by Dr. B R Ambedkar. The Constitution provides the basic framework and rules as to how the country is to be governed. It gives all the details related to what is legal and what is illegal in the country. This article brings light to the concept of Constitution and Constitutionalism and its importance. It also briefly discusses the evolution of the Indian Constitution which was drafted by the Drafting Committee of the Constituent Assembly.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 6, Page 620 - 626


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