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On November 26, 1949, the Constituent Assembly of India formally adopted the Constitution of India.

Updated: Nov 27, 2022













when Constitution Day is celebrated in India?

On November 26, 1949, the Constituent Assembly of India formally adopted the Constitution of India.


It came into force on January 26, 1950. Constitution Day aims to bring awareness about the importance of the Constitution and Dr. B R Ambedkar.


Do you know Samvidhan Divas?

National Law Day also known as Samvidhan Divas and is celebrated in India On November 26.


What's the History of National Law Day?

On November 26, 1949, the Constituent Assembly of India formally adopted the Constitution of India.


When constitution came into force?

It came into force on January 26, 1950. Constitution Day aims to bring awareness about the importance of the Constitution and Dr. B R Ambedkar.


Who was Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar?

Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, chairman of the drafting committee, is considered to be the chief architect of the Constitution of India.


Who is called the father of constitution?

Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar is also called the Father of the Indian Constitution. The Constitution of India was drafted by the members of the Constituent Assembly.



What's are the principles of constitution?

The Constitution is a set of written principles and precedents of the Government of India.


It frames fundamental political principles, procedures, rights, directive principles, restrictions, and duties of the government and the citizens of the country.


The Constitution of India declares the country a sovereign, secular, socialist, and democratic republic. It assures its citizen’s equality, liberty, and justice.


The preamble is a brief statement which records the aims and aspirations of the people of India.


The Constitution of India reads: “We, the people of India, having solemnly resolved to constitute India into a sovereign, socialist, secular, democratic, republic, and to secure to all its citizens:


“Justice, social, economic and political; liberty of thought, expression, belief, faith and worship; equality of status and opportunity, and to promote among them all fraternity assuring the dignity of the individual and the unity and integrity of the Nation.

In our Constituent Assembly this twenty-sixth day of November 1949, do hereby adopt, enact and give to ourselves this constitution.”


From 1947 to 1950, India continued to use the legislation implemented when it was a dominion of Britain.


In the meantime, the Constituent Assembly drafted the Constitution of India, which would replace the Government of India Act, 1935, as the country’s fundamental governing document.


The Constitution was drawn from several sources, while India’s needs and conditions were given paramount importance. B R Ambedkar studied the Constitutions of over 60 countries before drafting the Constitution of India.


Now, various programs are held by ministries and departments throughout the year to spread thoughts and ideas of Ambedkar across the country.


Who commemorate November 26 as constitution day?

November 26 every year to commemorate the adoption of the Constitution of India.


Constitution Day is not a public holiday. however, government departments and schools across the country acknowledge the day with various events and activities.


As per the Department of Education and Literacy, the preamble of the constitution is read in all schools by all students.


And Also, there are quiz and essay competitions both online and offline on the subject. The Department of Higher Education also requests various universities to arrange mock parliamentary debates in colleges.



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