President Ram Nath Kovind to lead the nation in celebrating Constitution Day

President Ram Nath Kovind to lead the nation in celebrating Constitution Day


Constitution Day is being celebrated across the country today to mark the adoption of the Indian Constitution by the Constituent Assembly. The day commemorates the adoption of the Constitution in India. On this very day in 1949, the Constituent Assembly of the country formally adopted the Constitution which came into force on 26th January 1950.

In order to ensure maximum people’s participation, Parliamentary Affairs Ministry has developed two portals. One portal is for Online Reading of the Preamble to the Constitution in 22 official languages and English. The other portal is for Online Quiz on Constitutional Democracy. Anyone can participate in these and get certificates.



that Constitution Day was first celebrated in 2015, when NDA Government decided to mark the day as a tribute to Dr. B R Ambedkar who played an important role in its framing as the Chairman of the Drafting Committee.



 

Source – News on air

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