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Provide for a discourse on the evolution of the concept of judicial review in the constitutional history of India.

Topic : Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary—Ministries and Departments of the Government; pressure groups and formal/informal associations and their role in the Polity.

3. Provide for a discourse on the evolution of the concept of judicial review in the constitutional history of India. (250 words)

Reference: The Hindu  Indian Polity by Lakshmikant

Why the question:

The article presents to us Judicial remedies for the Jammu and Kashmir net restrictions. Thus the question of judicial review.

Key Demand of the question:

Discuss in detail the evolution of the concept of judicial review in the constitutional history of India.

Directive:

Discourse – Give a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the particular context. You must be defining key terms where ever appropriate, and substantiate with relevant associated facts.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Define what judicial review is.

Body:

Judicial Review is the power of Courts to pronounce upon the constitutionality of legislative and executive acts of the government which fall within their normal jurisdiction.

The role of Judicial Review in Indian Constitution is to protect/provide liberty and freedom of the people. Some Indian thinkers have observed that the scope of Judicial Review in India is very limited, and the Indian Courts do not enjoy as wide jurisdiction as the courts in America.

Detail upon the Place of ‘Judicial Review’ In Indian Constitution & Its History.

Conclusion:

Conclude with its importance.