‘Princely Tripura’s constitution is older than Ambedkar’s’


AGARTALA: The princely state of Tripura had a written constitution which had all the fundamental provisions of the present Indian Constitution.

Tripura Law Training Institute and Research Centre director Sankari Das on Wednesday published the constitution with commentaries, detailing its similarities with the present Constitution. Tripura law minister Tapan Chakraborty released the book.

"The last king of Tripura, Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya, had notified the constitution having 68 articles, seven parts and three schedules in July, 1941. It came into being at least nine years before the Indian Constitution was adopted," said Chakraborty..........Read more

 

Source web page: The Times of India


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