Constitution Day 2021: What is Constitution Day? Why do we celebrate it on November 26?

New Delhi: India is expected to celebrate Constitution Day 2021 on Friday, that is, November 26.

Constitution Day is celebrated on November 26 each year as the Constituent Assembly of India formally adopted the supreme legal document on November 26, 1949. It entered into force on January 26, 1950, and each year Indians celebrate the occasion as Republic Day.

The purpose behind the celebration of Constitution Day is to promote the values ​​of the Constitution among the youth of the country. As Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar played the most important role in crafting the legal document outlining the rights and laws regarding Indian citizens, the celebration can also be seen as a tribute to his legacy.

The day is also known as “Samvidhan Diwas”.

Elaborating on the goal of Constitution Day, states: “On November 19, 2015, the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment notified the Government of India’s decision to celebrate November 26 of every year as “Constitution Day” to promote the values ​​of the Constitution. among the citizens ”.

Celebrations in the central hall of Parliament

President Ram Nath Kovind will lead the Constitution Day celebrations live from the central hall of parliament from 11:00 a.m. on Friday, a statement from the Parliamentary Affairs Ministry said.

The occasion will also be honored by Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi as well as the President, Ministers, MPs, and other dignitaries.

This event will be broadcast live via Sansad TV / DD and online portals.

After the President’s speech, the whole nation is invited to read the Preamble to the Constitution live with him. He will also inaugurate the “Online Quiz on Constitutional Democracy”.

The portal for reading the Preamble to the Constitution in 23 languages ​​(22 official and in English) will go online at midnight.

The Preamble to the Constitution virtual reading document, which will be shared on the government’s website in 23 languages, will ensure that a wide range of people can participate in the exercise. Meanwhile, the Constitutional Democracy Quiz will encourage citizens to deepen their knowledge of the Constitution and Indian history in general, as they can test what they know about the topics.


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