Constitution Day being celebrated

Today is Constitution Day. On the day in 1949, the constitution was adopted which came into force on January 26, 1950 marking the beginning of a new era in the history of India. From 2015, the Government is observing 26th November as Constitution Day.

On the occasion of Constitution Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a tweet, said, the nation salutes the great women and men who gave India a Constitution that it is proud of.

The HRD Ministry has launched a Digital Signature campaign to generate awareness on fundamental duties enshrined in the Constitution. People can join the campaign by filling a form online.

The University Grants Commission has asked educational bodies to read out the preamble and fundamental duties in morning assembly and arrange for one lecture on the importance of fundamental duties.

On the occasion of Constitution Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a tweet, said, the nation salutes the great women and men who gave India a Constitution that it is proud of.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the valedictory session of the conference on National Law Day in New Delhi on Sunday.

The conference, which was inaugurated by President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday, has been organised to celebrate the adoption of the Constitution.

The Constitution was adopted by the Constituent Assembly on 26th November, 1949.

Addressing the conference, the President said, speedy disposal of pending cases is a must and there is a need to strengthen the justice delivery system in country.

He urged the legal fraternity to provide free legal services to the poor. Mr Kovind said, India has an expensive legal system due to the delay in the delivery of justice and the financial constraints in justice delivery system violates the constitutional values and republican ethic.

He appealed legal fraternity, lawyers and advocates and the Bar Associations to find a way to remove such constraints.


 

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