Examine the role of the Supreme Court as the guardian of the Constitution with reference to the provisions in the Constitution. What are the challenges judiciary faces? 10 marks

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  • https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/editorials/supreme-court-democracy-politicisation-judiciary-kashmir-covid-6552287/
  • In the intro, briefly explains why the Supreme Court is the guardian of the Constitution.
  • In the body, mention the various provisions in the Constitution which enable the Courts to protect the fundamental rights of the citizens and its importance for the democracy. Next important role played by the Supreme Court is the interpreter of the Constitution. You can also mention the basic structure doctrine. In the challenges mention some of the recent judgments which created controversies, next mention the issues of judicial overreach, the appointment of some of the Chief Justices within a short span after retirement, failure to come to the rescue of citizens in certain cases etc.
  • Conclude by highlighting the importance of independent and robust judiciary for democracy.

 

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Dakshina Moorthy
Dakshina Moorthy
2 years ago

Please review

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Atif
Atif
2 years ago

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