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INTERNATIONAL, PEER REVIEWED/REFEREED, MULTIDISCIPLINARY,BIANNUAL,BILINGUAL, OPEN ACCESS,INDEXED JOURNAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE AND HUMANITIES INTERNATIONAL, PEER REVIEWED/REFEREED, MULTIDISCIPLINARY,BIANNUAL,BILINGUAL, OPEN ACCESS,INDEXED JOURNAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE AND HUMANITIES

The Commonwealth and Republic of India : An Analysis of the Principal of Sovereignty with respect to Freedom and Independence in Legal and Political Terms

Shibi Kiran M

Affiliations:

  1. Former Guest Lecturer in Political Science, Maharaja’s College, Cochin, Kerla, INDIA

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This paper examines the relationship between the Commonwealth and Republic of India by analyzing the principle of sovereignty with respect to freedom and independence in legal and political terms. Various concepts like monarchy, sovereignty, empire, dominions, commonwealth, and republic are analyzed in order to make sense of this relationship. Also discussed are some of the problems regarding the concept of sovereignty in relation to the Constitution of India.

Keywords:
Constitution of India, Commonwealth, Sovereignty, State, Crown, Empire, India.