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Book/Printed Material The Constitution of India.

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Title

  • The Constitution of India.

Summary

  • This book is one of 1,000 photolithographic reproductions of the Constitution of the Republic of India, which came into effect on January 26, 1950, after being approved by the Constituent Assembly on November 26, 1949. The original of this elaborate edition took nearly five years to produce. It is signed by the framers of the constitution, most of whom are regarded as the founders of the Republic of India. The original of the book is kept in a special helium-filled case in the Library of the Parliament of India. The illustrations represent styles from the different civilizations of the subcontinent, ranging from the prehistoric Mohenjodaro, in the Indus Valley, to the present. The calligraphy in the book was done by Prem Behari Narain Raizda. It was illuminated by Nandalal Bose and other artists, published by Dehra Dun, and photolithographed at the Survey of India Offices. World Digital Library.

Names

  • India.

Created / Published

  • [Dehra Dun : Photolithographed at the Survey of India Offices, 195-]

Headings

  • -  Constitutions--India

Notes

  • -  "List of illustrations": leaf inserted.
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
  • -  Formerly shelved under: LAW (Office Gt. Brit. India 1>.

Medium

  • 230 l. illus., ports. 43 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • KNS1744.5195 .A6 1950

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 57026883

Online Format

  • image
  • pdf
  • online text

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Chicago citation style:

India. The Constitution of India. [Dehra Dun: Photolithographed at the Survey of India Offices, 195, 1950] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/57026883/.

APA citation style:

India. (1950) The Constitution of India. [Dehra Dun: Photolithographed at the Survey of India Offices, 195] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/57026883/.

MLA citation style:

India. The Constitution of India. [Dehra Dun: Photolithographed at the Survey of India Offices, 195, 1950] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/57026883/>.