Constitution Day (Samvidhan Divas) celebration: Ravi Shankar Prasad reminds power of democracy, urges having trust on Constitution
India across her length and breadth is celebrating Constitution Day (Samvidhan Divas) today, November 26 to commemorate the adoption of Constitution of India. On this day in 1949, the Constituent Assembly of India adopted the Constitution of India and it then came into effect on January 26, 1950.
President of India, Ram Nath Kovind will inaugurate the Constitution Day celebrations of the Supreme Court on Monday, November 26. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Vice President Venkaiah Naidu greeted the nation on the occasion of Samvidhan Divas.
PM Narendra Modi remembered Dr. B R Ambedkar, who played the pivotal role in the Constituent Assembly during the formulation of the Constitution of India during his monthly programme 'Mann Ki Baat.' "I felicitate countrymen on the occasion of Constitution Day, today. On this day, in 1949, the conscientious people of India gave themselves this Constitution prepared under able guidance of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar," Venkaiah Naidu tweeted. Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on the eve of Constitution Day people of India need to trust India's democracy, which gives all the power to every citizen to overthrow any political party or political leader inappropriate to rule the nation.
We need to trust India's democracy because they have this confidence we can unseat any political leader or political party howsoever popular, howsoever powerful in Delhi or in states: Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in Delhi on #ConstitutionDay pic.twitter.com/2OZ4OM2yk7— ANI (@ANI) November 26, 2018
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