Indian Constitution-Constituent Assembly

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Constituent Assembly
1. The Constituent Assembly was set up under the recommendations of Cabinet Mission Plan.
2. The First meeting of constituent assembly was held in New delhi on 9th december 1946.
3. Dr.Sachidananda Sinha was the temporary chairman of the Constituent Assembly.
4. Dr. Rajendraprasad was elected as the president of the constituent assembley On 11th December 1946.
5. H.C Mukarjee was elected as vice president of the constituent assembly on 13th December 1946.
6. 292 were elected through provincial legislative assemblies to the Constituent Assembly.
7. 93 members were elected from princely states
8. There were 4 members in the constituent assembly to represent the chief commissioners provinces.
9. The total number of members in the constituent assembly was 389.
10. As the result of the separate assembly for Pakistan the numbers of members of Assembly was reduced to 299.
11. Out of 299 members 229 members were elected from provinces.
12. Dr.Rajendra Prasad was the chirman of rules committee, steering committee, Finance and staff committee and Adhoc committee on the National Flage.
13. Alladi Krishna Swamy Ayyar was the chairman of credential committee.
14. B.Pattabhisita Ramaiah was the chairman of house committee.
15. K.M.Munshi was the chairman of Business committee.
16. The constituent Assembly set up a Drafting Committee on 29th August, 1947.
17. Dr.B.R.Ambedkar was the chairman of Drafting committee.
18. Jawaharlal Nehru was the chairman of Union powers committee, union constitution committee and states committee.
19. H.C.Mukarjee was the chairman of Minorities sub- committee.
20. Vallbhai Patel was the chairmen of Advisory committee.
21. The First session of the constituent Assembly took place from 9 to 23rd December, 1946.
22. The Second session of the constituent Assembly took place from 20 to 25 January, 1947.
23. The Third session of the contituent Assembly took place from 28 April to 2 May, 1947.
24. The eleventh session of the constituent Assembly took place from 14 th 26th November, 1949.
25. Objectives resolution moved by Jawaharlal Nehru was unanimously adopted by the constituent Assembly on 22nd January, 1947.
26. The constitution of India was adopted on 26th November, 1949.
27. The Constitution of India came into force on 26th January, 1950.
28. The constituent assembly adopted National Antham on 24 Jan 1950.
29. Three readings were held on the constitution in the constituent assembly.
30. Width-length ratio of the national flag is 2:3.
31. Vandematharam and Jana gana mana were sung in the last session of the constituent assembly.
32. The time taken by the constituent Assembly to prepare Constitution is 2 years 11 months 17 days.