'THE INDIAN PENAL CODE' written by Ratanlal and Dhirajlal is a legal classic and provides an authentic, original and unbiased account of the Indian penal code for the legal fraternity, as well as for the administration and the police department. The book attempts at educating Indian citizens about the laws of the land and also their legal rights and at the same time makes people aware of the consequences if they don't abide by the laws.
Including exhaustive notes, state amendments, case law references and comments this unique book approaches study of crime not as a dry commentary of legal provisions but actually focuses on the examination of crime as an undeniable social phenomenon. For students of law in India - this is the holy book for it not only provides them with the original and most trusted interpretations of each law along with proper case studies, but also provide them a clear understanding of the different situations where those laws are aptly applicable. Anybody willing to pursue a career in law or want to know about justice and criminal law in India will find this as an excellent and authentic guidebook. .
What makes the book a benchmark in its category is its history of more than 30 previous editions. It is a book that is not only practiced but also followed by everybody associated with criminal law and justice in India. New codes of criminal procedure and state amendments have also been imbibed in this new edition of 'The Indian Penal Code'. It also presents the current and latest updates on Indian criminal law scenario for law practitioners as well as for academicians and students.
The book has been revised under the chief editorship of Hon'ble Mr. Justice Y.V. Chandrachud, Former Chief Justice of India and Shri V.R. Manohar- Senior Advocate of the Supreme Court and also the Former Advocate-General of Maharashtra. The present edition has already received a welcome from the readership.
Paperback edition of 'The Indian Penal Code is published by Lexisnexis Butterworths Wadhwa Nagpur in English. It has an10: 8180386333 and an ISBN 13: 9788180386336. Other popular books in this category are - The Code Of Criminal Procedure and The Law Of Evidence.