Part IV Indian Subcontinent, 19 India »
Shreyas Jayasimha, Zia ModyFrom: Asia Arbitration Handbook
Edited By: Michael Moser, John Choong
19.01 India is the world’s largest democracy in terms of size of its electorate. The Constitution of India was adopted post-independence on 26 November 1949. The Preamble of the India Constitution states that India is a sovereign socialist secular democratic republic. India follows a multi-party representative, democratic, and parliamentary form of government with the Constitution of India providing for a parliamentary form of government which is federal in structure with certain unitary features. The constitutional head of the executive of the union is the...