Constitution Day is celebrated every year on 26th November in India to commemorate the adoption of the Constitution of India. The Constitution of India was adopted by the Constituent Assembly on 26th November 1949, and came into force on 26th January 1950.
- The Constitution of India is said to be ‘of the people, for the people, and by the people’.
- The Preamble of the Indian Constitution declared India to be a sovereign, socialist, secular, democratic, republic and welfare state.
- Indian constitution provides us with fundamental rights along with fundamental duties.
- The Indian Constitution is the longest written constitution in the world.
- The constitution provides a framework for the government of the country keeping in mind the social, religious and cultural diversity of the nation.
The Constituent Assembly adopted the Indian Constitution on 26th November 1949 and it came into force on 26 January 1950. The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment announced the Centre’s decision to observe 26th November as Constitution Day in 2015. The day is celebrated to promote constitutional values among the citizens of India.