Eminent Scholar of Indian Constitution Granville Austin Dead

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Eminent Scholar of Indian Constitution Granville Austin Dead
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Granville Austin, a biographer of India's Constitution and a Padma Shri, has died in Washington at the age of 87.

Austin, author of two celebrated political histories of the Indian Constitution -- The Indian Constitution: A Cornerstone of A Nation and Working A Democratic Republic: The Indian Experience, died on Sunday.

He was awarded Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award in India, in 2011.

He is survived by wife Nancy Austin, four children and three grandchildren.

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