Who signed the first Indian Constitution?

By Ritesh|Updated : September 1st, 2022

284 of the Constituent Assembly members signed the first Indian constitution on November 26, 1949, to adopt the draft constitution. Only 284 of the Assembly's 299 members were in attendance that day. Members and the President each signed the draught Constitution.


All Members Who Signed the First Indian Constitution

  • The original Indian Constitution was handwritten rather than printed.
  • The Jawaharlal Nehru-led government of India commissioned Nandalal Bose of Shantiniketan to illustrate the pages with images of old Indian scriptures and culture.
  • Prem Behari Narain Raizada (Saxena) of Delhi created the calligraphy.
  • This ornamented handwritten text is kept in a helium-filled glass case at the Parliament Library.
  • The original constitution's ten handwritten pages are presented here.
  • They bear the signatures of all 284 members of the constituent assembly who ratified the constitution.
  • Dr. Rajendra Prasad, India's first president, was the first to sign the Constitution of India on January 24; Feroze Gandhi, the president of the Constituent Assembly at the time, was the last.
  • Dr. Rajendra Prasad initially signed the Indian Constitution.
  • Beohar Rammanohar Sinha, a native of Jabalpur who studied painting in Shantiniketan and Chungking, wrote the Preamble page (China).
  • Before developing the Preamble page's artwork, Sinha took research visits to the Ajanta and Ellora Caves, Sanchi, Sarnath, and Mahabalipuram.
  • She then employed traditional themes like the Padm, Nandi, Airavata, Vyaghra, Ashwa, Hans, and Mayur to illustrate the core of the Indian Constitution.


Who signed the first Indian Constitution?

On November 26, 1949, about 284 members of the Constituent Assembly who were present signed the motion to adopt the proposed constitution.


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