Dr. Swapna Manindranath Deka

Assam, India

Dr. Deka Swapna Manindranath is Assistant Professor, Dispur Law College, Guwahati, Assam. She has also served at the National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam.


Since the day the Constitution of India came into force, Judicial Activism has existed in different forms under the Constitution. Judicial Activism initiated by the higher judiciary in India has started serious debates on the Court’s undefined power to place substantive as well as procedural limits on the executive as well as the legislature. The Court’s new role to make law and give directions has been criticised as the usurpation of powers that belong to the other two organs. The Court has been defending its new role to uphold the constitutional values of protecting the human rights of the people thereby upholding the principle of Rule of Law. Through this book, Dr. Deka Swapna Manin...

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