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Republic Day 2019: The making of Indian Constitution

Updated : January 25, 2019 11:21 PM IST

The Making of India's Constitution

December 9, 1946

First meeting of the constituent assembly

December 11, 1946

Dr Rajendra Prasad elected as its President

August 29, 1947

Drafting committee appointed

November 4, 1947

Draft constitution submitted

November 26, 1949

Drafting completed

January 24, 1950

The handwritten Constitution signed

January 26, 1950

Constitution legally enforced

Did you know...

It took 2 years, 11 months and 18 days to prepare the final draft of the constitution. 2,000 amendments were made before it was finalised.
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