PM Modi greets the country on the very first Constitution Day, salutes Dr BR Ambedkar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday appealed to the countrymen to uphold ideals and values of the Constitution and create an India that will make its founding fathers proud

FP Staff November 26, 2015 11:40:17 IST
PM Modi greets the country on the very first Constitution Day, salutes Dr BR Ambedkar

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday appealed to the countrymen to uphold ideals and values of the Constitution and create an India that will make its founding fathers proud.

While laying the foundation stone of the Dr BR Ambedkar Memorial at Mumbai's Indu-Mills Compound in October, Modi had announced that 26 November — the day the Constitution was ratified by the Parliament in 1949 — will be observed as Constitution Day to spread awareness about Dr Ambedkar, the chief architect of the Indian Constitution. He had said, "on this day, every year, school children will be taught about constitution and Dr Ambedkar."

Ahead of the Lok Sabha Winter Session, the prime minister marked the day by tweeting:

 

With inputs from PTI

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