THE INDIAN CONSTITUITION

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THE INDIAN CONSTITUITION

  1. 1. The Indian Constitution
  2. 2. INDIAN CONSTITUTION  Was adopted on 26 November, 1949  Enforced on 26 January , 1950
  3. 3. Indian Constitution Indian Constitution is a set up of basic written rules that is accepted by all people. It is the longest written constitution of any sovereign country in the world. It contains 444 articles in 24 parts, 12 schedules and 94 amendments for a total of 117,369 words in English language version.
  4. 4. How are the Constitution draw up andWho designs them and in what way?  The Constituent Assembly had 299 members.  The Assembly adopted the Constitution on 26 November, 1949 but it came into effect on January 26, 1950.  The Assembly dominated by the Indian National Congress, the party that led India’s freedom struggle.  The Assembly represented members from different language groups, castes, classes, religions and occupations.
  5. 5. B.R.Ambedkar Born on 14 April 1891 – 6 December 1956), also known as Babasaheb He was the Chairman of the Drafting Committee of Indian Constitution.
  6. 6.  A Drafting committee chaired by Dr.B.R.Ambedkar prepared a draft constitution. Several rounds of thorough discussion took place on the Draft Constitution, clause by clause. The members deliberated for 114 days spread over three years. Every document presented and every word spoken in the Constitution Assembly has been recorded and preserved. The Constituent Assembly worked in a systematic, open and consensual manner.
  7. 7. The Constituent Assembly had 299 members. Some of them are: Jhaverbhai Vallabhai Patel Abdul kalam Azad T.T. krishnamachari Rajendra Prasad Jaipal Singh H. C. Mookherjee G. Durgabai Deshmukh Baldev Singh
  8. 8. Why do we need a Constitution? We need a Constitution because To live together as equals. To trust each other. To safeguard their interests. To get substantial social and economic rights.
  9. 9. The Preamble of theIndian Constitution The Preamble acts as the preface of the constitution of India and lays down the fundamental values and the philosophical ideas. It represents the entire constitution of India in its written form and contains the basic features of the constitution.
  10. 10. PRESENTED BYSHARON THOMASSt. Angela Sophia School Jaipur

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