Nominated | Book Awards 2021 | English Non-fiction
This book clarifies the role of Articles 370 & 35A in the Indian Constitution. It clearly explains the historical background of the Accession of Kashmir to India in 1947 and events thereafter, and incisively analyses the present situation, with special focus on the constitutional, political and legal implications of the abrogation of Article 370.
Sumit Dutt Majumder, former Chairman, Central Board of Excise and Customs, joined the Indian Revenue Service in 1974, after his Masters in Physics from IIT, Kharagpur. In the course of his career, he had dealt with various legal and constitutional issues
and thus he is conversant with the nuances of the Constitution. On the GST Constitution Amendment Bill, he presented his views to the Select Committee of the Rajya Sabha in 2015. He is the author of Customs Valuation Law and Practice and four books on GST, the latest one being GST: Explained for the Common Man.