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Words of Freedom Ideas of A Nation (Rajendra Prasad)
Words of Freedom Ideas of A Nation (Rajendra Prasad)
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The present requires of us even greater devotion and sacrifice than the past
An independence activist and a prominent Gandhian, Rajendra Prasad was the first President of the Republic of India. He also served as President of the Constituent Assembly which drafted India's Constitution. This selection from Rajendra Prasad's speeches includes a landmark speech on the Constitution to the Constituent Assembly (1949), and two speeches delivered on 26 January 1950, including the President's swearing-in speech. An appendix includes three significant speeches Rajendra Prasad delivered soon after the Republic was formed—the Independence Day speeches of 1950 and 1951, and the speech on the first anniversary of the Republic delivered on 25 January 1951. Together, they reflect his grand vision for the formation and administration of the new nation.

Introduction

Rajendra Prasad (1884—1963) was the first President of the Republic of India. An independence activist and a prominent Gandhian, Rajendra Prasad was a close associate of Gandhi's from the time of the Champaran Satyagraha in 1916. Prasad was elected president of the Indian National Congress in 1934, and again in 1939, after Subhas Chandra Bose resigned from the post. He served as president of the Constituent Assembly which drafted India's Constitution over 1948 and 1949. On 26 January 1950, Rajendra Prasad was sworn in as the first President of India. He remained in the post for twelve years, before resigning in 1962. He was also honoured with the Bharat Ratna that year.

This selection from Rajendra Prasad's speeches includes a landmark speech on the Constitution to the Constituent Assembly (1949), and two speeches delivered on 26 January 1950, including the President's swearing-in speech. An appendix includes three significant speeches Rajendra Prasad delivered soon after the Republic was formed—the Independence Day speeches of 1950 and 1951, and the speech on the first anniversary of the Republic delivered on 25 January 1951 .Together, they reflect the great leader's vision for the formation and administration of the new nation.

To celebrate the sixtieth anniversary of the Indian Republic, the Words of Freedom series showcases the landmark speeches and writings of fourteen visionary leaders whose thought animated the Indian struggle for Independence and whose revolutionary ideas and actions forged the Republic of India as we know it today.

Contents

Introduction

ix

1. Let Posterity Judge

1

2. Our Democratic Heritage

49

3. In the Service of the Nation

59

Appendices

The Challenge of Freedom

67

One Year of the Republic

77

Progress after Independence

89

Words of Freedom Ideas of A Nation (Rajendra Prasad)

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Edition:
2010
Publisher:
Penguin Books India
ISBN:
9780143068938
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100
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The present requires of us even greater devotion and sacrifice than the past
An independence activist and a prominent Gandhian, Rajendra Prasad was the first President of the Republic of India. He also served as President of the Constituent Assembly which drafted India's Constitution. This selection from Rajendra Prasad's speeches includes a landmark speech on the Constitution to the Constituent Assembly (1949), and two speeches delivered on 26 January 1950, including the President's swearing-in speech. An appendix includes three significant speeches Rajendra Prasad delivered soon after the Republic was formed—the Independence Day speeches of 1950 and 1951, and the speech on the first anniversary of the Republic delivered on 25 January 1951. Together, they reflect his grand vision for the formation and administration of the new nation.

Introduction

Rajendra Prasad (1884—1963) was the first President of the Republic of India. An independence activist and a prominent Gandhian, Rajendra Prasad was a close associate of Gandhi's from the time of the Champaran Satyagraha in 1916. Prasad was elected president of the Indian National Congress in 1934, and again in 1939, after Subhas Chandra Bose resigned from the post. He served as president of the Constituent Assembly which drafted India's Constitution over 1948 and 1949. On 26 January 1950, Rajendra Prasad was sworn in as the first President of India. He remained in the post for twelve years, before resigning in 1962. He was also honoured with the Bharat Ratna that year.

This selection from Rajendra Prasad's speeches includes a landmark speech on the Constitution to the Constituent Assembly (1949), and two speeches delivered on 26 January 1950, including the President's swearing-in speech. An appendix includes three significant speeches Rajendra Prasad delivered soon after the Republic was formed—the Independence Day speeches of 1950 and 1951, and the speech on the first anniversary of the Republic delivered on 25 January 1951 .Together, they reflect the great leader's vision for the formation and administration of the new nation.

To celebrate the sixtieth anniversary of the Indian Republic, the Words of Freedom series showcases the landmark speeches and writings of fourteen visionary leaders whose thought animated the Indian struggle for Independence and whose revolutionary ideas and actions forged the Republic of India as we know it today.

Contents

Introduction

ix

1. Let Posterity Judge

1

2. Our Democratic Heritage

49

3. In the Service of the Nation

59

Appendices

The Challenge of Freedom

67

One Year of the Republic

77

Progress after Independence

89

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