Derek Introduces: The Constitution and Parliament of India

by Derek O’Brien

  • Category Red Turtle
  • Format Paperack
  • Imprint Red Turtle
  • Price 195
  1. ISBN: 978-81-291-3655-8
  2. Pages: 192 pages
  3. Date: April 2015


The Constitution of India is a remarkable document that lays down the rules, principles and ideas according to which India is governed. It delineates the basic framework of various institutions and specifies the rights and duties of citizens. Every citizen needs to know about it in order to preserve the spirit of democracy and equality of independent India.

In this book, Derek O’Brien tells in a simple and concise manner, how the Constitution came to be written, who were the people who shaped it and the concepts and thoughts that went into creating it. He also explains how the Parliament of India functions.

Filled with hundreds of interesting facts as well as detailed informative entries, The Constitution and Parliament of India will instill a sense of pride about the country in readers and will also inspire them to be more responsible citizens.


Derek O’Brien was born in Kolkata. He began his career as a journalist for Sportsworld magazine but soon shifted to advertising. After working for a number of very successful years as Creative Head of Ogilvy, Derek decided to focus all his energy and talent in his passion—quizzing.

Today, Derek is Asia’s best-known quizmaster and the CEO of Derek O’Brien & Associates. He is the host of the longest-running game show on Indian television, the Cadbury Bournvita Quiz Contest, for which he was voted the Best Anchor of a Game Show at the Indian Television Academy Awards for three years in a row. Always innovating, Derek is also credited with having
conducted the first quiz on Twitter in 2010.

Derek has written over fifty bestselling reference, quiz and textbooks. In 2011, he was voted to the Rajya Sabha as a member of Parliament (MP) and is the Leader of the Trinamool Congress in the Rajya Sabha.

Keep in touch with Derek on Twitter, where his handle is @quizderek.

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