Constitution

Who among the following are the two civil servants who assisted the Constituent Assembly in framing the Constitution of India?

  1. BN Rau and KM Munshi
  2. SN Mukherjee and Alladi Krishnaswamy Aiyar
  3. BN Rau and SN Mukherjee
  4. KM Munshi and Alladi Krishnaswamy Aiyar

Answer

The important member of the Constituent Assembly was the lawyer and economist B.R. Ambedkar. He served as Chairman of the Drafting Committee of the Constitution. Serving with him were two other lawyers, K.M. Munshi from Gujarat and Alladi Krishnaswamy Aiyar from Madras, both of whom gave crucial inputs in the drafting of the Constitution.

The members were given vital assistance by two civil servants. One was B.N. Rau, Constitutional Advisor to the Government of India, who prepared a series of background papers based on a close study of the political systems obtaining in other countries. The other was the Chief Draughtsman, S.N. Mukherjee, who had the ability to put complex proposals in clear legal language. 

The correct option is C.