Open Access Open Access  Restricted Access Subscription Access

The Commonwealth and Republic of India:An Analysis of the Principal of Sovereignty with respect to Freedom and Independence in Legal and Political Terms


Affiliations
1 Political Science, Maharaja’s College, Cochin, Kerla, India
 

This paper examines the relationship between the Commonwealth and Republic of India by analyzing the principle of sovereignty with respect to freedom and independence in legal and political terms. Various concepts like monarchy, sovereignty, empire, dominions, commonwealth, and republic are analyzed in order to make sense of this relationship. Also discussed are some of the problems regarding the concept of sovereignty in relation to the Constitution of India.

Keywords

Constitution of India, Commonwealth, Sovereignty, State, Crown, Empire, India.
User
Notifications
Font Size

  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_British_monarchs
  • https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/monarch
  • http://thelawdictionary.org/empire/
  • https://www.britannica.com/topic/dominion-British-Commonwealth
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imperial_Conference
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London_Declaration
  • https://blogs.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/indus-calling/why-should-our-president-receive/
  • from http://parliamentofindia.nic.in/ls/debates/facts.htm
  • http://www.tribuneindia.com/2007/20070510/1857/main1.htm
  • Burke, Jason. (September 26, 2010). “Commonwealth Games: row brews over opening ceremony.” The Guardian. Retrieved October 25, 2017 from
  • https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2010/sep/26/commonwealth-games-ceremony-row
  • http://royalcentral.co.uk/
  • Queen Victoria. Wikipedia. Retrieved October 24, 2017 from ttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_of_India#cite_note-13
  • What is Empire? The Law Dictionary. Retrieved October 24, 2017 from
  • What is Dominion? The Law Dictionary. Retrieved October 24, 2017 from http://thelawdictionary.org/dominion/

Abstract Views: 6

PDF Views: 0




  • The Commonwealth and Republic of India:An Analysis of the Principal of Sovereignty with respect to Freedom and Independence in Legal and Political Terms

Abstract Views: 6  |  PDF Views: 0

Authors

M. Shibi Kiran
Political Science, Maharaja’s College, Cochin, Kerla, India

Abstract


This paper examines the relationship between the Commonwealth and Republic of India by analyzing the principle of sovereignty with respect to freedom and independence in legal and political terms. Various concepts like monarchy, sovereignty, empire, dominions, commonwealth, and republic are analyzed in order to make sense of this relationship. Also discussed are some of the problems regarding the concept of sovereignty in relation to the Constitution of India.

Keywords


Constitution of India, Commonwealth, Sovereignty, State, Crown, Empire, India.

References