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Prez Kovind, PM Modi greets the nation on Constitution Day

The Constitution of India was adopted on November 26, 1949, before it came into force on January 26, 1950.

Saima Siddiqui

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Published on 26 Nov 2018 5:17 AM GMT

Prez Kovind, PM Modi greets the nation on Constitution Day
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New Delhi: Celebrating the anniversary of the constitution of India, President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted the nation.

"Constitution is the modern scripture of independent India. It is more than collection of articles... It is an inspiration," tweeted President Ram Nath Kovind on Constitution Day.

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Vice- President M. Venkaiah Naidu tweeted, "I felicitate countrymen on the occasion of Constitution Day, today. On this day, in 1949, the conscientious people of India gave themselves this Constitution prepared under able guidance of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar."

In a series of tweets Vice President also wrote, "It is now our utmost national obligation that we live earnestly by the letter and spirit of the Constitution in our personal and community life.

"We must uphold integrity in our personal and public life, have trust and honour in constitutional bodies and processes. My hearty congratulations on the Constitution Day," the Vice President added.

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PM Modi also took to twitter: "On Constitution Day we recall with pride the stellar contribution of the greats who served in our Constituent Assembly. We are proud of our Constitution and reiterate our commitment to uphold the values enshrined in it."

Modi also shared a link of his radio broadcast 'Mann Ki Baat' programme's 50th episode where he spoke about the contribution of Ambedkar in drafting Indian Constitution.

The Constitution of India was adopted on November 26, 1949, before it came into force on January 26, 1950.

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