Who was the First President of the Constituent Assembly of India?

By meenakshi|Updated : July 13th, 2022

Dr. Sachidanand Sinha was the first president of the Constituent Assembly of India. He was temporarily appointed as the first chairman of the Constituent Assembly. Later, Dr. Rajendra Prasad was elected as president of the Indian Constituent Assembly. The members of the Constituent Assembly were elected indirectly by the existed Provincial Assemblies along with the princely states.

First President of Indian Constituent Assembly

Dr. Sachidanand Sinha was appointed as the first president of the Constituent Assembly of India. He was an Indian lawyer and a Parliamentarian. Along with this, he was a member of the Imperial Legislative council between 1910 and 1920 and was appointed as the Deputy President of the Indian Legislative Assembly in 1921. His notable work includes the first president of the Constituent Assembly of India and some eminent Indian Contemporaries.

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  • Dr. Rajendra Prasad was elected as the first president of the Constituent Assembly of India after its independence in 1950.

  • The President of the Constituent Assembly of India is elected by the members of the provincial assemblies elected by the people of India.

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