The Kesavananda Bharati Case : The Untold Story of Struggle for Supremacy by Supreme Court and Parliament
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Edition : Reprint, 2014
Media : Hard Back
ISBN : 9789350351406
JBA Book Code : 96164

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Description : The case of His Holiness 'Kesavananda Bharati Sripadagalvaru vs. State of Kerala' decided after the longest hearing of sixty six days int he Supreme Court by the largest bench of 13 judges of the Court on 24 April 1973 is India's greatest Constitutional case. It was decided by a mojority of 7 to 6 judges that Parliament did not have the power to amend the 'basic structure of the Constitution'. This book, based on author's notes and recollection as a counsel in the case, is a gripping story of the conflicts and tensions in the case and its aftermath.