Drafting of Indian Constitution

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The Constituent Assembly took exactly how much time to complete its historic task of drafting the Constitution for Independent India? – 2 years, 11 months and 17 days (From 9 December 1946 to 26 November 1949)

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How many sessions of Constituent Assembly were held to complete Indian Constitution? – 11 sessions

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When was the first session of Constituent Assembly held? – From 9 to 23 December, 1946

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When was the 2nd session of Constituent Assembly held? – From 20 to 25 January, 1947

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When was the 3rd session of Constituent Assembly held? – From 28 April to 2 May, 1947

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When was the 4th session of Constituent Assembly held? – From 14 to 31 July, 1947

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When was the 5th session of Constituent Assembly held? – From 14 to 30 August, 1947

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When was the 6th session of Constituent Assembly held? – On 27 January, 1948

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When was the 7th session of Constituent Assembly held? – From 4 November, 1948 to 8 January, 1949

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When was the 8th session of Constituent Assembly held? – From 16 May to 16 June, 1949

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When was the 9th session of Constituent Assembly held? – From 30 July to 18 September, 1949

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When was the 10th session of Constituent Assembly held? – From 6 to 17 October, 1949

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When was the 11th and final session of Constituent Assembly held? – From 14 to 26 November, 1949

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How many days were spent in total to hold these eleven sessions of the Constituent Assembly? – 166 days

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Which was the longest session of the Constituent Assembly? – 7th session (It was held for 66 days from 4 November, 1948 to 8 January, 1949)

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Which was the shortest session of the Constituent Assembly? – Sixth session (It was held for just a single day, i.e., 27 January 1948)

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How many days were spent for considering the Draft Constitution? – 114 days

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The committee of the Constituent Committee that created the draft of the Indian Constitution was known by which popular name? – Drafting Committee

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When was the Drafting Committee formed? – On 29 August, 1947

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Who was Chairman of the Drafting Committee? – Dr. B.R. Ambedkar

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Who were the initial members of the Drafting Committee? – 1) Pandit Govind Ballabh Pant, 2) KM. Munshi, 3) A. Krishnaswamy Iyer, 4) N. Gopalaswami Iyengar, 5) B.L. Mitter, 6) Mohammad Saadullah and 7) D.P. Khaitan

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Who was appointed as the Constitutional Advisor of the Drafting Committee? – Sir B.N. Rau (Benegal Narsing Rau)

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Who were the two members who later became members of the Drafting Committee? – Madhav Rao and T.T. Krishnamachari (Madhav Rao was appointed after B.L. Mitter resigned from the committee while T.T. Krishnamachari was appointed after the death of D P Khaitan)

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How many amendments were tabled over the draft of the Indian Constitution while deliberating on it? – 7,635 ( A total of a 7,635 amendments were tabled whereas the Constituent Assembly moved, discussed and disposed of as many as 2,473 amendments)

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The Indian Constitution was adopted by the Constituent Assembly on which date? – 26 November, 1949

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The process of constitution making was completed on – 26 November, 1949

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On which date the members of the Constituent Assembly appended their signatures on the Constitution of India? – 24 January 1950 (308 members of the Assembly signed two copies of the document (one each in Hindi and English) on this day)

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Indian Constitution came into effect on 26 January 1950. Why 26 January was chosen for this important day? – To commemorate the ‘Purna Swarj Declaration’ of Independence, which was put into effect on 26 January 1930.

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