The Deutsche Samvaad: German Influences on Indian Constitution Making

December 20, 2023

 

The Indian Constituent Assembly, responsible for drafting the Constitution of India in 1950, looked to German constitutional and political history as a key source of inspiration. While this influence has been acknowledged sporadically, this paper aims to provide a more detailed and comprehensive analysis of how Germany shaped the institutions of the new Indian republic.

 

By exploring the German influence on India’s constitution, we gain a better understanding of how Indian leaders viewed German history and how they applied these lessons to the creation of India as a new republic.

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'The Deutsche Samvaad: German Influences on Indian Constitution Making' (CLPR, 20 Dec 2023) <https://clpr.org.in/wp-content/uploads/2024/05/The-Deutsche-Samvaad.pdf> accessed on 26 Jul 2024