I. Write the correct option of the following questions in given bracket:
Collection of necessary laws on the basis of which a country or an institution is governed is called:
(d) None of the above
We remember 26 January 1950 as an important day because on this day :
(a) The constitution was formed
(b) The constituent assembly was formed
(c) The costitution came into force
(d) Our country got freedom
(c) The costitution came into force
II. Match the following :
|Column A||Column B|
|(A) Jai Narayan Vyas||(i) Jaipur|
|(B) Gokul Lai Asawa||(ii) Udaipur|
|(C) Hira Lai Shastri||(iii) Jodhpur|
|(D) Balwant Singh Mehta||(iv) Shahpura (Bhilwara)|
|Column A||Column B|
|(A) Jai Narayan Vyas||(iii) Jodhpur|
|(B) Gokul Lai Asawa||(iv) Shahpura (Bhilwara)|
|(C) Hira Lai Shastri||(i) Jaipur|
|(D) Balwant Singh Mehta||(ii) Udaipur|
III. Fill in the blanks :
__________ was the permanent president of the Indian constituent assembly.
Dr Rajendra Prasad,
The constitution day is celebrated on __________
IV. Very Short Answer Type Questions
What was the cabinet mission?
On seeing the intensity of the National Movement in India the British government sent a team of three of its ministers to India, which we know as the Cabinet Mission.
Who was the publisher of “Akhand Bharat”?
Jai Narayan Vyas was the publisher of “Akhand Bharat” in 1936.
V. Short Answer Type Questions
Write the names of the members of the constituent assembly who were the natives of Rajasthan.
Members of the constituent assembly (inhabitants of Rajasthan)
|N. Name of Member||Princely State|
|1. Mukut Bihari Lai Bhargava||Ajmer Merwara|
|2. Manikya Lai Verma||Udaipur|
|3. Jai Narayan Vyas||Jodhpur|
|4. Balwant Singh Mehta||Udaipur|
|5. Ramchandra Upadhyay||Alwar|
|6. Dalel Singh||Kota|
|7. Gokul Lai Asawa||Shahpura(Bhilwara)|
|8. Jaswant Singh||Bikaner|
|9. Rsg Bahadur||Bharatpur|
|10. Hira Lai Shastri||Jaipur|
|11. Sardar Singh||Khetri|
Give a short introduction of the life of Hira Lai Shastri.
Hira Lai Shastri was borm on 24th November 1899 in Jobner town of Jaipur. He resigned from the government service after coming in contact with Arjun Lai Sethi.
He advocated equal rights for all citizens in teh legislative assembly. Shastriji established an association by the name of “Jeevan kutir” in the Vanasthali village in Niwai tehsil of Tonk district. Salient social services were done through it. Then he remained connected with Jaipur Praja Mandal. He was the Prime Minister of all India native state public council (Akhil Bhartiya desi rajya Lok Parishad) and also the first chief minister of Rajasthan.
Give a short introduction of Balwant Singh Mehta.
Balwant Singh Mehta was born on 8 February 1900 in Udaipur. He became the first chairman of the Praja Mandal in 1938 Balwant Singh Mehta established the tribal hostel in Udaipur in 1943. He was the first Rajasthani to sign on the manuscript of the constitution as a member of the Constituent Assembly.
(Other Important Questions)
Multiple Choice Questions:
When did the Indian National Congress, first time officially put a demand for making a constituent assembly ?
(a) In 1935 AD
(b) In 1936 AD
(c) In 1937 AD
(d) In 1949 AD
(a) In 1935 AD
When was the constituent assembly set up according to the Cabinet Mission Plan?
(a) In 1935 AD
(b) In 1945 AD
(c) In 1946 AD
(d) In 1949 AD
(c) In 1946 AD
Sardar Sing, a member of the Constituent Assembly, was associated with which princely state ?
C.S. Vankatacharya, a member of the Constituent Assembly, was an administrative officer of which princely state ?
Fill in the blanks
Rajasthan was divided into many ____________ at the time of the formulation of constituent assembly.
The song, ____________, written by Manikya Lai Verma, became very famous.
Ramchandra Upadhyay was a member of the constituent assembly as a representative from the princely state of ____________
Gokul Lai Asawa got his primary education at ____________
Very Short Answer Type Questions
What is constitution ?
Constitution is a collection of rules and laws on the basis of which a country or an organisation is operated.
When did the Indian constitution come into force ?
The Indian constitution came into force, on 26 January 1950.
Which Rajasthan native migrants were elected as the members of the constituent assembly ?
The native migrants of Rajasthan, Rajasthani Prabhu Dayal Himmat Singh from West Bengal, Banarsi Das Jhunjhun wala from Bihar, Padampat Singhania from Uttar Pradesh were elected as the members of the constituent assembly.
Who was the representative of Udaipur in the constituent assembly ?
Manikya Lai Verma was given the responsibility of representating Udaipur in the constituent assembly.
Short Answer Type Questions
What does the Constituent Assembly mean ? Explain.
Constituent assembly means, an assembly of public representatives which makes the constitution. Elected representatives of the prouinces under British rule, and nominated representatives of the princely states were included in the constituent assembly. Members of the princely states and British provinces of Rajasthan were also included in the constituent assembly.
The first meeting of the constituent assembly was held on 9 December 1946, under the chairmanship of interim president Sachchidanand Sinha. Later on Dr. Rajendra Prasad was elected the permanent president of the Constituent Assembly.
Briefly describe the Constitution of India’.
The Constituent Assembly of India was set up in 1946, according to the Cabinet Mission Plan, whose permanent president Dr. Rajendra Prasad was elected. The constituent assembly made a drafting committee whose chairman was Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar. On 13 December 1946; Jawaharlal Nehru presented the “Objective Resolution” in the constituent assembly. The members of the consituent assembly kept in mind the ideals emerged from independence struggle, while drafting the constitution. It took 2 years 11 months and 18 days to make the constitution. The constituent assembly adopted the constitution on 26 November 1949. The Indian constitution came into force, on 26 January 1950.
List the names of the members of the constituent assembly who were administrative officers in the princely states of Rajasthan.
Members of the constituent assembly who were administrative officers in the princely states of Rajasthan:
|Name of member||Princely state|
|1. Sir V.T. Krishnamachari||Jaipur|
|2. C.S. Venkatachari||Jodhpur|
|3. Sardar KM. Panniker||Bikaner|
|4. Sir T Vijayaraghavachariya||Udaipur|
Long Answer Type Questions
Introduce the resident members of Rajasthan in the Constituent Assembly.
Rajasthan was divided into many princely states at the time of the fourmulation of constituent assembly. The Ajmer-Merwara prouince was directly under the British rule.
The resident/inhabitants of Rajasthan in the constituent assembly are as follows:
1. Mukut Bihari Lai Bhargava:
Mukut Bihari Lai Bhargava was born on 30 January 1903 in princely state of Udaipur in Rajasthan. He was a lawyer and advocated the cases of prisoners of state. He even went to jail for “Personal Satyagraha” and “Quit India Movement.” He represented the province of Ajmer-Merwara in the constituent Assembly.
2. Manikya Lai Verma:
Manikya Lai Verma was born on 4th December, 1897 in Bijoliya, Bhilwara. He organised the Satyagraha movement in Ajmer and presided over the first session of Mewar Prajamandal in 1941. He was the Chief Minister of greater Rajasthan in 1948 and the chairman of Rajasthan khadi Gram Udyog Board in 1963. He was also given the responsibility of representating Udaipur in the constituent assembly.
3. Jai Narayan Vyas:
Jay Narayan Vyas was born on 18 February in 1899 in Jodhpur. Jai Narayan Vyas was the chief editor of “Tarun Rajasthan” in 1927 and publisher of “Akand Bharat” in 1936. He was the chief minister of Rajasthan during the period of 1951 to 1956. He was a member of the constituent assembly from Jodhpur.
4. Balwant Singh Mehta:
Balwant Singh Mehta was born on 8 February 1900 in Udaipur. He became the first chairman of the Praja Mandal in 1938. He was the first Rajasthani to sign on the manuscript of the constitution as a member of the Constituent Assembly.
5. Ramchandra Upadhyay:
Ramchandra Upadhyay was a member of the Constituent Assembly as a representative from the princely state of Alwar. He was a leading freedom fighter and a lawyer by profession.
6. Dalel Singh:
The lieutenant Colonel of Kota, Dalel Singh was born on 18th march, 1909. He was the presonal secretary of the Maharao Bhimrao Singh of Kota. He had knowledge of the laws. He worked in constitunet assembly from 1946 to 1950.
7. Gokul Lai Asawa:
Gokul Lai Asawa got his primary education at Shahpura. He started teaching at Harvard College in Kota. But he came to Ajmer from Kota and had to go to jail for four times during 1930 to 1932. Asawa was the representative from Shahpura (Bhilwara) in the constituent assembly.
8. Jaswant Singh:
He was the Chief Minister of Maharaja Sardool Singh of the princely state of Bikaner. He represented Bikaner when the constitution was formed. Later he was also nominated a member of the Rajya Sabha.
9. Raj Bahadur:
He was a lawyer by profession. He worked for the upliftment of the backward classes and protested against the custom of forced labour (begar) in the princely state of Bharatpur. He was also a minister in the Central Cabinet. He worked as an Indian ambassador in Nepal.
10. Hira Lai Shastri:
Hira Lai Shastri was born on 24th November 1899 in Jobner town of Jaipur. He established an association by the name of “Jeevan Kutir” in the Vanasthali village in Niwai tehsil of Tonk district. Then he remained connected with Jaipur Prqja Mandal. He was the Prime Minister of all India native state public council.(Akhil Bhartiya desi Rajya Lok Parishad).and also the first Chief Minister of Rajasthan. He advocated equal rights for all citizens in the legislative assembly.
11. Sardar Singh:
Raja Sardar Singh of Khetri was a member of the constituent assembly. Sardar Singh was also a member of the interim parliament during 1950 to 1952. He bechme the member of Rajya Sabha during 1952 to 1956. He was sent to Laos, as an ambassador of India during 1958 to 1961.
Find out the names of the three members of the Cabinet Mission with the help of a teacher.
The names of the members of the Cabinet Mission sent to India by the British Government are:
Under the directions of the teacher, know about the constitution of student’s parliament of your school.
The student parliament has been drafted in the school, the constitution has also been written. The representatives of each of the departments will be called in the Student Parliament, in the Senate, there will be a discussion on what name should be given to the highest position. The name of the General Secretary, Speaker, Speaker, Chairperson or Prime Minister will be named in the Senate. With the formation of the student, parliament, the students will also interfere in the administrative work of the school. In special circumstances, in the Senate, students will make the representatives aware of their problems instead of demonstrating about their demands.
The structure of the student parliament will be like this:
The structure of the student parliament will be similar to that of the Indian parliament. Students from all departments of the school will together elect 60 MPs. About 12 to 15 committees will be formed in these 60 people. The elected students will choose the highest post of MP. The committee will monitor the work related to the students. The term of the Parliament will be 1 year. The school will supervise the principal parliament.
Only meritorious students will be able to contest elections. To contest elections, a student must be a 7-year- old student. The objective is that the students’ studies should not be affected for the elections.
Make a chart of the names of the members of the constituent assembly and display in the class. Also attach photos if possible.
Members of the constituent assembly (Inhabitants of Rajasthan):
|Name of Member||Princely State|
|1. Mukut Bihari Lai||Ajmer|
|3. Manikya Lai Verma||Udaipur|
|4. Jai Narayan Vyas||Jodhpur|
|5. Balwant Singh Mehta||Udaipur|
|6. Ramchandra Upadhyay||Alwar|
|7. Dalel Singh||Kota|
|8. Gokul Lai Asawa||Shahpura (Bhilwara)|
|9. Jaswant Singh||Bikaner|
|10. Raj Bahadur||Bharatpur|
|11. HiraLal Shastri||Jaipur|
|12. Sardar Singh||Khetri|