#ConstitutionDay: President Kovind says women made unprecedented contribution in making of Constitution

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On the occasion of Constitution Day, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Friday that women have made an unprecedented contribution in making the Constitution.

New Delhi: On the occasion of Constitution Day, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Friday that women have made an unprecedented contribution in making the Constitution.

Addressing a program, President Kovind said, “In our country, not only women were given the right to vote from the very beginning, but many women were members of the Constituent Assembly. They also made an unprecedented contribution in the making of the Constitution.” Constitution Day in the Central Hall of Parliament.

He further said, “72 years ago, in this Central Hall, our Constitution makers adopted this document for the bright future of independent India. I believe that the development journey of India is progressing on the strength of our Constitution. “

Later, President Kovind led the country in reading out the Preamble to the Constitution of India. Constitution Day is celebrated on 26 November every year to mark the adoption of the Indian Constitution by the Constituent Assembly in 1949. The Constitution came into force on January 26, 1950, marking the beginning of a new era in the history of the Republic of India.

Constitution Day was first celebrated in 2015 as a tribute to India’s first law minister, Bhim Rao Ambedkar, who played a key role in the drafting of the document. The Constitution of India, one of the longest written constitutions in the world, constitutes a preamble, consisting of 22 parts with 395 articles and eight schedules. (ANI)

First Published:November 26, 2021, 3:47 pm

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