Why is the Indian Constitution kept in helium?

Where is original Constitution of India kept?

As a memento, the first printed copy of the constitution is still kept in the Survey of India. The original hand-written copy is present in the National Museum of Delhi.

How many handwritten copies of Indian Constitution are there?

There are two versions of the handwritten Indian Constitution, which includes one in English and the other in Hindi. The original copies of the Indian Constitution are kept in special helium-filled cases in the Central Library of the Parliament.

Why is the Constitution preserved in helium?

Utmost care has been taken to ensure that the original copy of the Constitution isn’t spoiled, therefore, it is kept in a box filled with helium gas. Before being kept here, the original copy was signed by 284 members of the Constituent Assembly on January 24, 1950.

Who wrote Indian preamble?

The preamble is based on the ‘Objectives Resolution which was drafted and moved in the Constituent Assembly by Jawaharlal Nehru on 13 December 1946 and adopted by Constituent Assembly on 22 January 1947.

Which is the last formed state?

The Mysore state was expanded as the western Hyderabad state and the Coorg state were added to it. In 1973, Mysore State was renamed as Karnataka.

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In what is the handwritten copy of the Constitution kept?

The whole 251-page constitution took six months to be written by hand, weighing 3 kg and 650 grams. It was written in a room in the Constitution Hall of India in Parliament House. The original copy of the constitution is preserved in the library of the Parliament House, Delhi.