By Surendranath Dasgupta
During this benchmark five-volume learn, initially released among 1922 and 1955, Surendranath Dasgupta examines the vital colleges of suggestion that outline Indian philosophy. A unifying strength more than paintings, literature, faith, or technological know-how, Professor Dasgupta describes philosophy because the most vital fulfillment of Indian suggestion, arguing that an knowing of its heritage is critical to understand the importance and prospects of India's advanced tradition. quantity III deals an exam of the Bhaskara university of philosophy, the Pancaratra, the Arvars, the Visistadvaita tuition of proposal, the philosophy of Yamunacarya, the Ramanuja college of notion, Nimbarka's philosophy, the philosophy of Vijnana Bhiksu, and the philosophical speculations of a few of the chosen Puranas.
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Personal Law and Citizenship in India’s Transition to Independence 33 raised in the discussions of the select committee and the bill was quite radically redrafted as a result. New clauses were added highlighting differences between the Mitakshara and Dayabhaga schools of law and any reference to the rights of the daughter was removed. The bill was finally enacted, in this redrafted form, in April 1937. Differences in the regional High Courts’ interpretations of the provisions of Deshmukh’s Act created further complication.
His argument was not evidence of more liberal attitudes among Hindu lawyers, but a reflection of the structures of colonial personal law. Personal Law and Citizenship in India’s Transition to Independence 25 Devolution and Personal Law Reform in the 1920s Devolution under the 1919 Government of India Act allowed debates about personal law reform to be drawn into the Indian legislatures. The early 1920s saw the introduction of several private members bills that, if they did not attack the Hindu coparcenary structure directly, sought to grant greater legitimacy to alternative family setups within which individual rights received greater acknowledgement.
33, (13 August, 1994), pp. 2145–2161, especially pp. 2145–2146. Jawaharlal Nehru to Mohammad Ismail Khan, Muslim League representative in the Constituent Assembly, 30 December, 1948, Selected Works of Jawaharlal Nehru, (2nd series), Vol. 9, S. ) (Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund: Oxford University Press, New Delhi, circa. 1990), pp. 317–318. 36 From Subjects to Citizens Conclusion Although they were framed in secular, universal terms, the Fundamental Rights enacted as part of the 1950 Constitution, held very different appeal for Hindu and Muslim Indians.