26th November – Constitution Day

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Facts about Indian Constitution
• Constitution of India has vignettes from Mohenjodaro and Vedic periods.
• Original constitution is handwritten. Handmade parchment paper was used to write the constitution.
• The original hand-crafted constitution is the work of Acharya Nandalal Bose and his student from Kala Bhawan in Shantinikentan.
• The “Preamble” page in the constitution was done by Beohar Rammanohar Sinha and it bears his signature, Ram, in the Devnagari script
• Calligraphy in the constitution is done by Prem Behari Narain Raizada
• Since 1951, we have amended the Constitution 100 times
• It is the longest constitution with 448 articles and 12 schedules
• On 29 August, 1947, a committee for drafting the constitution was established and Dr. B.R. Ambedkar was appointed as the Chairman of the committee.

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