UNDERSTANDING LAWS: Contracts is a part of the Understanding Laws series which aims to make laws accessible to everyone. It is an innovative attempt to make the complex and technical legal jargons and provisions simpler using practical situations which one may encounter in their daily lives. The book consists of ten chapters, each dealing with a specific area provided under the Indian Contract Act, 1872. It discusses in a precise and simplified manner, the practicalities of law of contract, with relevant illustrations and a chapter on drafting of a contract including relevant clauses. Essentials of contract, validity, flaws in consent, breach and remedies have been elaborated in such a way that all readers, with or without background of law would be able to grasp the core ideas involved. The book is an invaluable source of knowledge on the basics of contracts, how to formulate and deal with various contractual transactions not only in complex business situations but also in day to day dealings. The book is a must have for all citizens, including law students and those intending to join law schools.