The Constitution of India (Original Calligraphed and Illuminated Version)

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Contents

Preamble  
Part 1 The Union and its Territory (Art. 1-4)
Part 2 Citizenship (Art. 5-11)
Part 3 Fundamental Rights (Art. 12-35)
Part 4 Directive Principles of State Policy (Art. 36-51)
Part 5 The Union
Chapter 1 The Executive (Art. 52-78)
Chapter 2 Parliament (Art. 79-122)
Chapter 3 Legislative Powers of the President (Art. 123)
Chapter 4 The Union Judiciary (Art. 124-147)
Chapter 5 Comptroller and Auditor-General of India (Art. 148-151)
Part 6 The States in Part A of the First Schedule
Chapters 1 and 2 General; The Executive (Art. 152-167)
Chapter 3 The State Legislature (Art. 168-212)
Chapter 4 Legislative Power of the Governor (Art. 213)
Chapter 5 The High Courts in the States (Art. 214-232)
Chapter 6 Subordinate Courts (Art. 233-237)
Part 7 The States in Part B of the First Schedule (Art. 238)
Part 8 The States in Part C of the First Schedule (Art. 239-242)
Part 9 The Territories in Part D of the First Schedule and other Territories not specified in that Schedule (Art. 243)
Part 10 The Scheduled and Tribal Areas (Art. 244)
Part 11 Relations between the Union and the States
Chapter 1 Legislative Relations (Art. 245-255)
Chapter 2 Administrative Relations (Art. 256-263)
Part 12 Finance, Property, Contracts and Suits
Chapter 1 Finance (Art. 264-291)
Chapter 2 Borrowing (Art. 292-293)
Chapter 3 Property, Contracts, Rights, Liabilities, Obligations and Suits (Art. 294-300)
Part 13 Trade, Commerce and Intercourse within the territory of India (Art. 301-307)
Part 14 Services under the Union and the States
Chapter 1 Services (Art. 308-314)
Chapter 2 Public Service Commissions (Art. 315-323)
Part 15 Elections (Art. 324-329)
Part 16 Special Provisions relating to Certain Classes (Art. 330-342)
Part 17 Official Language
Chapter 1 Language of the Union (Art. 343-344)
Chapter 2 Regional Languages (Art. 345-347)
Chapter 3 Language of the Supreme Court, High Courts, etc. (Art. 348-349)
Chapter 4 Special Directives (Art. 350-351)
Part 18 Emergency Provisions (Art. 352-360)
Part 19 Miscellaneous (Art. 361-367)
Part 20 Amendment of the Constitution (Art. 368)
Part 21 Temporary and Transitional Provisions (Art. 369-392)
Part 22 Short Title, Commencement and Repeals (Art. 393-395)
Schedules
First Schedule The States and the territories of India
Second Schedule Emoluments, allowances and privileges
Third Schedule Forms of Oaths or Affirmations
Fourth Schedule Allocation of seats in the Council of States
Fifth Schedule Provisions as to the Administration and Control of Scheduled Areas and Scheduled Tribes
Sixth Schedule Provisions as to the Administration of Tribal Areas in Assam
Seventh Schedule Union List, State List and Concurrent List
Eighth Schedule Languages
Signatures Constituent Assembly Members

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Calligraphed by Prem Behari Narain Raizada (Saxena), s/o Shree
Brij Behari Narain Raizada of Delhi.
c/o Messrs. Govan Bros. (Rampur) Ltd. Rampur.

 

Illuminated by Shri Nandalal Bose and other artists of
Santiniketan, Viswabharati.

 

Photolithographed at the Survey of India Offices,
Hathibarkala, Dehra Dun.

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List of Illustrations

 
  1Mohenjodaro Period
Decoration with Mohenjodaro seals.
 
1
  2Vedic Period
Scene from Vedic Asram (Gurukul).
 
3
  3Epic Period
Scene from the Ramayana (Conquest of Lanka and recovery of Sita by Rama).
 
6
  4Epic Perioddo
Scene from the Mahabharata (Srikrishna propounding Gita to Arjuna).
 
17
  5Mahanjanapada and Nanda Period
Scene from Buddha's life.
 
20
  6Mahanjanapada anddo
Scene from Mahavir's life.
 
63
  7Mauryan Period
Scene depicting the spread of Buddhism by Emperor Asoka in India and abroad.
 
98
  8Gupta Period
Scene from Gupta Art. It's development in different phases.
 
102
  9Gupta Perioddo
Scene from Vikramaditya's Court.
 
104
10Gupta Perioddo
Scene depicting one of the ancient Universities (Nalanda).
 
105
11Medieval Period
Scene from Orissan Sculptures.
 
106
12Medieval Perioddo
Image of Nataraja.
 
113
13Medieval Perioddo
Scene from Mahabalipuram Sculptures (Bhagirath's penance and the descent of Ganga).
 
130
14Muslim Period
Portrait of Akbar with Mughal Architecture.
 
132
15Muslim Perioddo
Portraits of Shivaji and Guru Gobind Singh.
 
141
16British Period
Portraits of Tipu Sultan and Lakshmi Bai (Rise against the British Conquest).
 
144
17India's Freedom Movement
Portrait of the Father of the Nation (Gandhiji's Dandi March).
 
149
18India's Freedomdo
Bapuji the Peace-Maker—his tour in the riot affected areas of Noakhali.
 
154
19Revolutionary movement for freedom
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and other patriots trying to liberate Mother India from outside India.
 
160
20Natural Features
Scene of the Himalayas.
 
167
21Natural Featuresdo
Scene of the Desert.
 
168
22Natural Featuresdo
Scene of the Ocean.
 
181

List of Illustrators
Emblem of India page Dinanath Bhargava signed as D.V. in Roman
Preamble page Beohar Rammanohar Sinha signed as राम (Ram) in Devanagari
Part 1 start Kripal Singh Shekhawat signed as कृपाल सिंह (Kripal Singh) in Devanagari
Part 1 end A. Perumal signed as अ. पेरुमाल् in Devanagari
Part 2 start Frame: Amala Sarkar
Picture: Nandalal Bose
signed as अमला (Amala) in Devanagari
signed as নন্দ in Bengali
Part 2 end ? signed as सुप्रिया (Supriya) in Devanagari
Part 3 start Jamuna Sen signed as जमुना (Jamuna) in Devanagari
Part 3 end Bani Patel signed as বাণী in Bengali
Part 4 start Frame: Vinayak Sivram Masoji
Picture: Bani Patel and Nandalal Bose
signed as V. S. Masoji in Roman
signed as বাণী and নন্দ in Bengali
Part 4 end Beohar Rammanohar Sinha signed as राम मनोहर in Devanagari
Part 5 start Frame: Nibedita Bose
Picture: Nandalal Bose and A. Perumal
signed as निबेदिता in Devanagari
signed as নন্দ in Bengali and பெருமாள் in Tamil
Part 5 end Nibedita Bose signed as নিবেদিতা in Bengali
Part 6 start Frame: ?
Picture: Jamuna Sen and Nandalal Bose
signed as राजनीति (Rajniti) in Devanagari
signed as যমুনা and নন্দ in Bengali
Part 6 end Kripal Singh Shekhawat signed as कृपाल in Devanagari
Part 7 start Frame: Beohar Rammanohar Sinha
Picture: Nandalal Bose
signed as राम मनोहर in Devanagari
signed as নন্দ in Bengali
Part 7 end Kripal Singh Shekhawat signed as कृपाल in Devanagari
Part 8 start Kripal Singh Shekhawat signed as कृपाल in Devanagari
Part 8 end Kripal Singh Shekhawat signed as कृपाल in Devanagari
Part 9 Jamuna Sen signed as যমুনা in Bengali
Part 10 Frame: Kripal Singh Shekhawat
Picture: Nibedita Bose
signed as कृपाल in Devanagari
signed as নিবেদিতা in Bengali
Part 11 start Amala Sarkar signed as অমলা in Bengali
Part 11 end Gauri Bhanja signed as গৌরী in Bengali
Part 12 start Gauri Bhanja signed as গৌরী in Bengali
Part 12 end Nibedita Bose signed as নিবেদিতা in Bengali
Part 13 start Frame: Jamuna Sen
Picture: Nandalal Bose
signed as যমুনা in Bengali
signed as নন্দ in Bengali
Part 13 end Jamuna Sen signed as যমুনা in Bengali
Part 14 start Frame: Gauri Bhanja
Picture: Nandalal Bose
signed as গৌরী in Bengali
signed as নন্দ in Bengali
Part 14 end Gauri Bhanja signed as গৌরী in Bengali
Part 15 start Frame: Dhirendra Krishna Deb Barman
Shivaji's picture by Dhirendra Krishna Deb Barman
Gobind Singh's picture by Nandalal Bose
signed as ধীরেন in Bengali
signed as ধীরেন in Bengali
signed as নন্দ in Bengali
Part 15 end Kripal Singh Shekhawat signed as कृपाल in Devanagari
Part 16 start Frame: Biswarup Bose
Lakshmi Bai's picture by Biswarup Bose
Tipu's picture by Nandalal Bose
signed as Biswarup in Roman
signed as বি. বসু in Bengali
signed as নন্দ in Bengali
Part 16 end Nibedita Bose signed as নিবেদিতা in Bengali
Part 17 start Bani Patel signed as বাণী in Bengali
Part 17 end Bani Patel signed as বাণী in Bengali
Part 18 start Frame: Vinayak Sivram Masoji
Picture: Nandalal Bose
signed as V. S. Masoji in Roman
signed as নন্দ in Bengali
Part 18 end Vinayak Sivram Masoji signed as V. S. Masoji in Roman
Part 19 start Frame: A. Perumal
Picture: Nandalal Bose
signed as அ. பெருமாள் in Tamil
signed as নন্দ in Bengali
Part 19 end A. Perumal signed as அ. பெருமாள் in Tamil
Part 20 Frame: A. Perumal
Picture: ?
signed as அ. பெருமாள் in Tamil
signature illegible
Part 21 start Frame: Biswarup Bose
Picture: Nibedita and Nandalal Bose
signed as विश्वरूप बोस in Devanagari
signed as নিবেদিতা and নন্দ in Bengali
Part 21 end Gauri Bhanja signed as গৌরী in Bengali
Part 22 Frame: Vinayak Sivram Masoji
Picture: Gauri Bhanja, Nandalal Bose and another
signed as V. S. Masoji in Roman
signed as গৌরী and নন্দ in Bengali and जाभा (Jabha) in Devanagari
Schedules start Biswarup Bose signed as বিশ্বরূপ in Bengali
Signature page 1 Bani Patel signed as বাণী in Bengali
Signature page 2 Kripal Singh Shekhawat signed as कृपाल in Devanagari
Signature page 3 Nibedita Bose signed as নিবেদিতা in Bengali
Signature page 4 Vinayak Sivram Masoji signed as V. S. Masoji in Roman
Signature page 5 A. Perumal signed as A. Perumal in Roman
Signature page 6 Jamuna Sen signed as যমুনা in Bengali
Signature page 7 Gauri Bhanja signed as গৌরী in Bengali
Signature page 8 Biswarup Bose signed as Biswarup in Roman
Signature page 9 Biswarup Bose signed as Biswarup in Roman
Colophon page ? No signature

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