Sayantani Bagchi gives an informative account on the key concepts in Gautam Bhatia’s book "The Transformative Constitution", published in Volume 4(4) of our Journal.
The review talks about the essential principles of Indian constitutionalism that the book seeks to highlight and explores themes of Equality , Liberty and Fraternity. Further, the review comments on the transformative techniques used by judges today and the transformative essence in the Indian Constitution.
The author goes on to analyze both the key messages inscribed in the book as well as its relevance in the modern era. She throws light on disputed matters such as reservations in India and the judicial outlook surrounding it.
This review presents an interesting conclusion on the author’s take on Gautam Bhatia’s book and is a highly recommended read both before and after the main text.