All you need to know about India’s 72 constitution day

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Every year, 26 November is celebrated as Constitution Day or ‘Samvidhan Diwas’, to commemorate the adoption of the Constitution of India. On 26 November, 1949 the Constituent Assembly of India adopted the Constitution of India, which came into effect on 26 January, 1950. To promote constitutional values in the citizens, the Union ministry of social justice in 2015, notified the decision of the Center to celebrate 26 November as Constitution Day. Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared this announcement on 11 November, 2015 while laying the foundation stone of the Bhim Rao Ambedkar’s Statue of Equality memorial in Mumbai. Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar was the first law minister of India and in 1947, he was appointed as the chairman of the constitution drafting committee. He was also given the responsibility to write India’s new constitution.

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