New Delhi: PM Modi paid tributes on Thursday to the members of the first Constituent Assembly that was adjoined on this day 75 years back for the very first time and urged the nation’s youth to understand more about this gathering’s proceedings and about the important stalwarts who were the major part of it.
The Prime Minister Tweeted, “Today, 75 years ago our Constituent Assembly met for the first time. Distinguished people from different parts of India, different backgrounds and even differing ideologies came together with one aim- to give the people of India a worthy Constitution. Tributes to these greats.”
The first Assembly sitting was Presided by the eldest member of the Constituent Assembly, Dr Sachchidananda Sinha, the PM said.
“He was introduced and conducted to the chair by Acharya Kripalani,” Modi noted.
“Today, as we mark 75 years of the historic sitting of our Constituent Assembly, I would urge my young friends to know more about this August gathering’s proceedings and about the eminent stalwarts who were a part of it. Doing so would be an intellectually enriching experience,” the PM further added.