26th November 2020 has been celebrated as the 71st Constitution Day in India.
After India’s independence on 15th August 1947, the
new chapter begins on 26th November 1949 as Constitution of India
was adopted and finally implemented on 26th January 1950 (Republic Day).
The role and contribution of the visionary leaders for the adoption of Constitution of India on this day is being remembered as a mark of their respects and celebrated as Constitution Day. In this day, various programme cum meeting is conducted to promote values of Constitution among the citizens of the country.
Dr B.R. Ambedkar played a vital role towards formation of Indian Constitution and
he is known as father,or architect of Indian constitution.The other prominent members who played
their vital role towards formulation and adoption of Indian constitution were Dr Rajendra Prasad,
Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad and so on.
The annually celebrated Constitution Day across the nation on 26th November is also known as National Law Day.
In order to preserve the cultural diversity and linguistic identity of every States and Union Territory of India,
the annual celebration of Constitution Day or National Law Day is of great importance.
The main objective of celebration of this day in a benefitting manner is to bring equality among all peoples of different section of the society. It is because of Constitution of India that it has Democratic form of government (Government of the People, by the people and for the people) which is largest democracy of the world.
The tenure of this Democratic Form of government is 5(five) years and on completion of the same, general elections are being held across the nations where citizen of 18 years and above cast their valuable votes in favour of the candidate contesting election to form next democratic form of government. Although, with the passage of time changes and development in the Constitution of India has been observed but the rights of the citizens are always being safeguarded which make the Indian Constitution a unique one.