India observes November 26 consistently as ‘Constitution Day’ or ‘Samvidhan Divas’ to recognize the reception of the Constitution of India. On November 26, 1949, India had taken on the Constitution which later happened on January 26, 1950. India marks the 72nd anniversary of the historic event that also marked the dawn of a new era back in 1949.
Constitution Day of India, otherwise called ‘Samvidhan Divas’ or ‘Public Constitution day’ or ‘Public Law Day’ targets bringing issues to light with regards to the Indian Constitution. In 2015, the public authority had declared that November 26 will be seen as the ‘Constitution Day’ to advance the Constitutional qualities among the Indian Citizens.
The Parliament of India observed the Indian Constitution Day on November 26, 2021, and President Ram Nath Kovind led the celebrations from Central Hall. Vice President of India M Venkiah Naidu and the Speaker of Lok Sabha Om Birla also addressed to the occasion.
Prime Minister Modi also participated in the celebrations of National Constitution Day in Vigyan Bhawan and Parliament. Later, he also inaugurated the two-day Constitution Day celebrations organized by the Supreme Court of India.