Topic: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments,
significant provisions and basic structure.
3) Maneka Gandhi vs Union of India, 1980 case is a landmark case which helped in strengthening the fundamental rights we enjoy. Examime. (250 words)
Key demand of the question
The question expects us to highlight the shifts that took place in the fundamental rights jurisprudence post Maneka Gandhi case and the impact it had on the fundamental rights we enjoy.
Examine – When you are asked to examine, you have to probe deeper into the topic, get into details, and find out the causes or implications if any. Here we have to bring out the changes in jurisprudence as a result of the judgment in this case and the impact it had on the fundamental rights regime in our country.
Structure of the answer
Introduction – Give a brief overview of the Maneka Gandhi case.
- Bring out the changes – seeing fundamental rights as an integrated whole, Emphasising the need to read Part III of the Constitution in a holistic manner, due process of law is enshrined in procedure established by law as far as article 21 is concerned.
- Also examine how the stand of judiciary changed from Golak Nath case
- Thereafter, bring out how the judent expanded the scope of fundamental rights in our country
Conclusion – mention the significance of the case.