Who Was the Constitutional Advisor to the Constituent Assembly in Framing the Indian Constitution? - Current Affairs Including General Knowledge


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Who was the Constitutional Advisor to the Constituent Assembly in framing the Indian Constitution?


  • Sir B.N. Rau

  • Dr. Rajendra Prasad

  • Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru

  • Dr. B.R. Ambedkar



Sir B.N. Rau

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Which programme will be launched by the government in the financial year 2017-18 for the recapitalisation of public sector lenders?

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