Thursday, October 30, 2008
Immediately after independence, the Constituent Assembly formed a Drafting Committee with Dr B R Ambedkar as its Chairman. Members of the Committee were N Gopalaswami Ayyangar, Alladi Krishnaswami Ayyar, K M Munshi, Saiyid Mohd Saadulla, N Madhva Rao, and D P Khaitan. The Committee completed its task on 26 November, 1949 when a part of the Constitution was given immediate effect. The Constitution was signed on 24 January, 1950 in the last meeting of the Constituent Assembly.