Members of the Drafting Committee of the Constitution
The Drafting Committee for framing the constitution was appointed on 29 August 1947, . The committee comprised of a chairman and six other members. In addition a constitutional advisor was also appointed.
The committee members were:
Dr B. R. Ambedkar - Chairman
K M Munshi (Ex- Home Minister, Bombay)
Alladi Krishnaswamy Iyer (Ex- Advocate General, Madras State)
N Gopalaswami Ayengar (Ex-Prime Minister, J&K, member of Nehru Cabinet)
B L Mitter (Ex-Advocate General, India)
Md. Saadullah (Ex- Chief Minister of Assam, Muslim League member)
D P Khaitan (lawyer).
Sir Benegal Narsing Rau was appinted as the constitutional advisor.He later became First Indian Judge in International Court of Justice in 1950.
Other Committee members:
B L Mitter resigned from the committee. He was replaced by Madhav Rao (Legal Advisor of Maharaja of Vadodara).
D P Khaitan passed away and was replaced by T T Krishnamachari.
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