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Nov. 26 to be observed as Constitution Day

New Delhi, Nov. 23 : The Government has decided to observe November 26 as the ‘Constitution Day’.

The Indian Constitution was adopted on this very day in 1949, and came into force on January 26, 1950, which is celebrated as the Republic Day.

This year, the country is also celebrating the 125th birth anniversary of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar who is also known as the Father of the Indian Constitution. The ‘Constitution Day’ will be a part of the year-long nationwide celebrations. Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment is the Nodal Ministry for celebration of Constitution Day.

Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs has decided to illuminate Parliament House Complex on the occasion and have also decided to call for Special Session of Parliament for this purpose. (ANI)