It may not be of any interest for a traveler to get to know and understand about the constitutional nuisances of India. But there are some interesting facts about the constitution of India which are downright wonderful, and a must know.
Let’s take a look at some of the most interesting facts regarding the formation of the constitution of India:
- Our constitution is a hand drafted and not typed or printed with as many as 48 articles, 12 schedules and ninety-four amendments. Since each page is beautify and decorated by artists from Shantiniketan. Now, that’s a lot of writing!
- A grand total of 283 members’ assembly signed the constitution, Hence which finalised on 26th January, 1950.
- The Indian constitution is the longest constitution in the world.
- Hence it took around 2 years, 11 months and 17 days for the constituent assembly to write the entire constitution.
- Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, a jurist, a social reformer, the first law minister of free India, and an economist, was the Chairman of the committee
- It was a raining heavily outside the parliament, the day the constitution signed. Since this was considered be a good sign by the assembly members.
Most interesting facts about the constitution of India:-
- The date, i.e. 26th January selected as it was the 20th anniversary of “Purna Swaraj Day” i.e. 26th January 1930; the day Indian congress seeded the revolution for complete Independence and hoisted our national flag for the first time.
- The original hand-written copy of the Constitution is in the helium-filled cases in the Library of Parliament House
- The national anthem of India which written by Rabindranath Tagore scribbled in Bengali first and after that translated to Hindi by Abid Ali in 1911.
- The Indian national flag, with three colors and the Ashoka chakra in the middle, conceptualized by Pingali Venkayya, a farmer from a city in southern state of Andhra Pradesh.
Considered as one of the most exhaustive document in the world. The Indian Constitution highlights the sovereign, socialist and secular nature of the country. It assures its citizens of justice, equality, and liberty. Since it is always good to know a thing or two about the country you are living in; helps you win confidence over the natives easily.
Jai Hind !