Rules of Procedure of the Second Constituent Assembly of Nepal-2014

Preamble: The Constituent Assembly has, having exercised the powers conferred by Article 78 of the Interim Constitution of Nepal, 2007, framed these Rules for operation of the Constituent Assembly; maintaining the order of the sitting; defining the Committees, their functions and activities; and regulating the Constituent Assembly and other matters relating to its Committees.

Salient features of Indian Constitution outlined by Dr. Rajendra Prasad in Constituent Assembly Debates -26/11/1949

Well, the first and the most obvious fact which will attract any observer is the fact that we are going to have a Republic. India knew republics in the past olden days, but that was 2,000 years ago or more and those republics were small republics. We never had anything like the Republic which we are going to have now, although there were empires in those days as well as during the Mughal period which covered very large parts of the country. The President of the Republic will be an elected President. We never have had an elected Head of the State which covered such a large area of India. And it is for the first time that it becomes open to the humblest and the lowliest citizens of the country to deserve and become the President or the Head of this big State which counts among the biggest States of the world today.


The State shall endeavour to organise agriculture and animal husbandry on modern and scientific lines and shall in particular take steps for preserving and improving the breeds of cattle and prohibit the slaughter of cow and other useful cattle, specially milch and draught cattle and their young stock'