Constitution Day 2021– Famously known as ‘Samvidhan Divas’, our Constitution Day is acknowledged on 26th November every year. In the year 1949 Constituent assembly adopted our Constitution which came into effect two months later,26 January 1950. Why is this day considered significant? What is the history of Constitution Day of India? Who was the chairman of the committee? Read the whole article to find out.
History of the Constitution Day 2021
The first law minister of India, Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar drafted the committee in the year 1947 who took upon the responsibility of writing the Constitution for the country which was not typed but handwritten and calligraphed in Hindi and English.
The Union Ministry of social justice decided to note 26 November as the Constitution Day in 2015 to make the respective citizens aware of our constitutional values.
This day also acts as a tribute to Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar who played a major role in the formation of the aforementioned documentation from its roots.
Significance of the Constitution Day 2021
The day is observed to make citizens realize their role as a part of the country’s jurisdiction and the rights and values that come along with it. The event will begin at 11:00 am and will be led by President Kovind Vice President Venkaiah Naidu and Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla.
Later that day our honorable Prime Minister, Narendra Modi will set the two-day celebration in motion as told by the Supreme Court.
Constitution Day 2021: FAQs
Q1- When do we celebrate Constitution Day Of India?
Ans- 26th November each year is celebrated as Constitution Day.
Q2- Who was the chairman of the committee responsible for drafting the constitution of India?
Ans- Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar was the chairman of this committee.