What are the criticism of constituent assembly ?
Indian constituent assembly was started in 1934 by M.N.Roy a pioneer of communist movement.Later on Indian National Congress demanded for the constituent assembly.In 1938 Jawaharlal Nehru also demanded for the constituent assembly.The constituent assembly was constituent in November 1946 under the cabinet mission plan.After getting successful also ,there was some criticism of Constituent assembly which are given below :-
Criticism are given below :-
Members are not elected by peoples :-
Most important what critics said that is that members of the assembly are not elected by the peoples ans they are not directly elected by the peoples and most important thing is that it is not on the basic of Universal adult franchise.That’s why critics argues that Indian constituent assembly is not a representative body .
Sovereign body :-
According to the critics opinion, Indian constituent assembly was not formed by the Indian government,it was created by the proposal of the British government.Critics also said that,The assembly organise session as per the British government’s permission.That is the reason behind why critics argue that constituent assembly is not a sovereign body
Critics said that Indian constituent assembly generally took more time to create the Constitution where American Constitution had took 4 months to complete their work
Supremacy of Congress :
Some critics argue that constituent assembly was the dominated by the Congress and rule for the long periods which show the dominance of the Congress
One community dominates:-
Supremacy of lawyers–
politician :There are some critics mention that there was the supremacy of lawyers and politician in the constituent assembly and other section was not represented properly and it reflecting the dominance of the politicians and lawyers.
These are some important criticism of the constituent assembly .