1946 | Dr. Sarojini Naidu’s Constituent Assembly Speech
Date: December 11, 1946
Location: Constituent Assembly of India
Credits: Prasar Bharati Archives
This 10 minute audio clip from 11 December 1946 has Constituent Assembly Member, Sarojini Naidu congratulating Rajendra Prasad on his election as the Permanent Chairman of the Constituent Assembly. Her speech followed a series of congratulatory wishes from other Constituent Assembly Members.
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