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Durga Das Basu was an Indian jurist and lawyer. He wrote the Commentary on the Constitution of India and Casebook on the Indian Constitutional Law.[1][2] The former is one of the most important textbooks in social sciences and legal studies related to the Constitution of India.[1][3]

He was born in 1910 .Basusu was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1985, and nominated as honorary fellow of Asiatic Society in 1994.[4]He died in the year 1997.


  1. ^ a b Basu, Durga Das. Introduction to the Constitution of India (21st ed.). Lexis Nexis. ISBN 8180389189.
  2. ^ International and Comparative Law Quarterly. 24 (03): 595–596. July 1975. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ Pai, Sudhish (1 August 2013). Legends in Law (Our Great Forebears) (1st ed.). Universal Law Publishing. ISBN 9789350352458.
  4. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 November 2014. Retrieved 21 July 2015.

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