Blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law

Category: socioeconomic rights

  • A constitutional right to food for India?

    The New York Times reports that India’s Congress Party is mulling a constitutional amendment that would guarantee a right to food. Some quick background info, not in the Times piece, to suggest that it might not be much of a surprise (or, as a practical matter, a big deal) if this were to happen: (1) The Indian Constitution is easily and frequently amended, relatively speaking.