(Books) : Indian Polity 4th Edition By M. Laxmikanth
This book has been specifically designed to meet the academic needs of the civil services’ aspirants. With this handy resource, a reader can gain perspective on numerous features of the political system in the country as well as the trends.
Divided into as many as 11 parts, the part one of the Indian Polity focuses on Indian constitutional framework while the part two sheds light on the system of the Government of India. The next three parts of the book provide details about the Central, State and Local Governments and their individual ways of governing while the sixth and seventh parts deal with the Constitutional Bodies and UTs of the India Union. Detailed information on non-constitutional bodies, other constitutional dimensions and working of the Indian constitution have been covered in rest of the parts.
Written in easy and clear language, Indian Polity’s appendices include A-Z aspects of Indian politics including but not limited to articles of the constitution, constitutional amendments, ministries and departments of the central government.
Apart from the detailed information concerning the various aspects of Indian politics, the book has a total of 71 chapters with 14 appendices. All chapters in the book are supplemented by a set of probable questions at the end. Those appearing for Civil Services Examinations can practice with these questions after having gone through the contents. Although primarily referred to as a good resource for those preparing for above mentioned examinations, the book has also been used extensively by the students of Law.
In short, the book provides a birds’ eye view of numerous components of the Indian political system and the government. After having read the book, an aspirant may be able to go into the details of different topics separately. Available in paperback edition, it is published by Tata McGraw-Hill Education. The fourth edition of this book by M Laxmikanth was published on July 1st, 2013.
About the author:
An alumnus of Osmania University in Hyderabad, M. Laxmikanth has to his credit a degree in Political Science; he has taught civil services’ aspirants at his private coaching academy. The academy, Laxmikanth’s IAS, is named after him. Apart from the Indian Polity, M. Laxmikanth has also authored another book titled Governance of India. Both of these books intend to serve as guide books for those preparing for UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Examinations and Public Administration.
Book Detail :
- ASIN : 1259064123
- Publisher : McGraw Hill Education; 4th edition (1 July 2013)
- Language: : English
- Paperback : 696 pages
- ISBN-10 : 9781259064128
- ISBN-13 : 978-1259064128