Civics

After partition how many members were there in Indian Constitution ?


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299


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Number of members of Constituent Assembly  was initially, its total membership was kept 389. After partition, the Constituent Assembly of India had 299 representatives. These included 229 members from provinces and 70 from princely states. There were total nine women members also. The membership plan was roughly as per suggestions of the Cabinet Mission plan. The basis of divisions of seats was “population” roughly in 1:10 Lakh ratio.

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