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Court Procedure in Ancient India (On the basis of Dharmasastra literature)

Court Procedure in Ancient India (On the basis of Dharmasastra literature)
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Item Code: IDH285
Author: Dr. Mahesh Kumar Sharan
Publisher: Abhinav Publication
Edition: 1978
Pages: 290
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details: 8.6" X 5.6"
About the Book

The Present work discusses the legal Organisation in ancient India and presents an analytical study of the Hindu law and customs. The main interest centres round the court of law and the procedure of law which is a subject of specialized technical nature.

The topic, practically untouched till now, has been drafted in a completely original form. It is mainly a research work, which documents al important statements it makes and seeks to throw fresh light on several important and obscure points. The subject-matter, how-ever, has been presented in a manner calculated to be attractive and intelligible to the general reader.

The work, therefore, will definitely be taken as a valuable contribution to readable material contribution to readable material for those who have thirst and curiosity to know more and desire to enrich their store of knowledge for Hindu judicial procedure.

The students of law as well as those of ancient Indian polity and culture will find this work a source book and a valuable guide.

About the Author

Dr. M. K. Sharan-a topper of M.A. examination in ancient Indian & Asian Studies, Magadh University, Bodh-gaya in the year 1965, was appointed Lecturer in the Post-Graduate Deptt. Of Al & AS, M. U. in January 1966 and presently heading the Deptt. Of Al&AS, Gaya College, Gaya (a constituent aunit of the Magadh University).

He received higher education from Rural Institute Birouli and got his second M. A. Degree in History and in the year 1969 he was awarded Ph D. Degree from the Magadh University. In the year 1973, the University of Magadh conferred on him D. Litt. Degree on Studies in Sanskrit Inscriptions of ancient Cambodia.

Dr. Sharan has published the following books-Tribal Coins: A Study, Studies in Sanskrit Inscriptions of ancients Cambodia. Bhagvadgita and Hindu Sociology. Besides this, he has contributed numerous re-search papers to various journals. He has travelled South East Asia in the Year 1976 in connection with his research project.

CONTENTS
Forewordix
Prefacexi
Acknowledgementsxiii
Transliteration Chartxv
List o abbreviationxvii
Introduction1
1Contemporary Judicial Elements15
2Judicial Proceeding54
3Evidence80
4Trial141
5Decision169
6Miscellaneous Matters230
Appendix I261
Appendix II266
Select Bibliography269
Index279

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