Political Science
Chapter 2 Class 6 Political Science - All Human Beings Are Equal

_____ is known as the father of the Indian constitution.

A. Dr. Rajendra Prasad

B. Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar

C. Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru

D. Mahatma Gandhi



Answer by Student

So, the correct answer is (B): Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar

Detailed Explanation by Teachoo

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Let’s check all the options

  • Option (A) Dr. Rajendra Prasad - Dr. Rajendra Prasad was the first President of India and a leader of the Indian National Congress. He was also a member of the Constituent Assembly of India, which was formed to draft the Constitution of India. He presided over the sessions of the Assembly and signed the Constitution as its President¹. However, he was not the main person who drafted the Constitution or headed the committee that did so. So, this is incorrect .

  • Option (B) Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar - Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar was the chief architect of the Constitution of India and a leader of the Dalit Buddhist movement. He was also the first Law and Justice Minister of India in the cabinet of Jawaharlal Nehru. He was appointed as the chairman of the Drafting Committee of the Constituent Assembly, which was responsible for preparing a draft of the Constitution. He played a key role in shaping the Constitution and incorporating various provisions for social justice, equality, liberty and fraternity. He also introduced the final draft of the Constitution in the Assembly and defended it against various criticisms and amendments. He is widely recognized as the Father of the Indian Constitution for his vision and leadership. So, this is correct

  • Option (C) Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru - Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru was the first Prime Minister of India and a prominent leader of the Indian National Congress. He was also a member of the Constituent Assembly of India and played an important role in framing the objectives and principles of the Constitution. He moved the Objectives Resolution in the Assembly, which declared India as a sovereign, democratic and secular republic. He also advocated for a strong central government, a parliamentary system, a secular state and a scientific temper. However, he was not directly involved in drafting the Constitution or heading the committee that did so. So, this is incorrect .

  • Option (D) Mahatma Gandhi - Mahatma Gandhi was the leader of the Indian independence movement and a champion of non-violence and civil disobedience. He inspired millions of Indians to join the struggle against British colonial rule and influenced many political leaders and social reformers. However, he was not a member of the Constituent Assembly of India or any of its committees. He did not participate in drafting or debating the Constitution. He expressed his views on some aspects of the Constitution such as decentralization, village panchayats, fundamental rights and duties, etc., but he left it to others to decide on them³. So, this is incorrect .

Thus, option (B) is correct

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