First Published in 2000, 2863 pp
These six volumes objectively trace and authoritatively narrate the fascinating story of representative parliamentary institutions in India and presents a History of the Parliament of India from the earliest beginning to Tenth Lok Sabha.
Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma’s opinion, “… pains taking work which is useful addition….”; the Tribune (Review), “… a mine of information…should become a singular contribution in this field”; Journal of Legislative Studies, U.K. (Review), “very penetrating analysis…an epitome of knowledge in a field of sparse literature….” (First Published 1995)
Dr. Subhash C Kashyap, Constitutional Law and Parliamentary Affairs specialist and author of many prestigious works, had his higher education and professional training at Allahabad, New Delhi. Washington, D C Dallas, Londonand Geneva. An experienced administrator, widely travelled over the world, he was intimately associated with Parliament for over 37 years, right from the first Lok Sabha of Nehru and Mavalankar days. He occupied one of the highest positions in the nationâ€™s civil service as Secretary General of Lok Sabha.
Foreword, Preface, Discovery of Parliament, , The Constituent assembly & the framing of the constitution, index
Foreword, Preface, Address, The provisional Parliament(1950-1952), The First Lok Sabha(1952-1957), The Second Lok Sabha(1957-1962), Index
Foreword, Preface, The third Lok Sabha (1962-1967), The fourth Lok Sabha (1967-1970)
The fifth Lok Sabha (1971-1977), The Sixth Lok Sabha (1977-1979)
Foreword, Preface, The Seventh Lok Sabha (1980-1984), The Eighth Lok Sabha (1985-1989), Index
Foreword, Preface, List of tables, The Ninth Lok Sabha (1989-1991), The Tenth Lok Sabha(1991-1996), Recap & summary up (half a century of parliament its changing faces & functions), The road ahead(need for parliamentary reforms renewing parliamentary institutions & procedures), Index. Errata