Effective Date: 1 October 2020

ConstitutionofIndia.net aims to create public awareness and enable active public engagement with India’s constitutional tradition. Through our website ConstitutionofIndia.net (‘Website’), we provide digitized and fully searchable versions of 24 Historical Constitutions and 166 days of the Constituent Assembly's deliberations, short introductions to the Constituent Assembly processbiographies of key Constituent Assembly members and summaries of Constituent Assembly Debates on key constitutional provisions. The Website is controlled and owned by the Centre for Law and Policy Research (‘CLPR’). 
 
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