Srinagar, Nov 26: Samvidhan
Divas, also known as to Constitution Day, was celebrated across all the
district headquarters in Kashmir division.
This day is
celebrated every year on November 26 in the country to remember the father of
Constitution, Dr. B.R Ambedkar.
It may be recalled that on November 26, 1949, the
Constituent Assembly of India formally adopted the Constitution of India. It
came into force on January 26, 1950.
In Ganderbal, a grand event was organised at conference
Hall, Mini Secretariat, Ganderbal to commemorate the day of adoption of the
constitution of India, the 70th anniversary of the Constitution day.
During the ceremony, the preamble was read out by the
Additional Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal, Farooq Ahmad Baba and Pledge on
fundamental duties was taken by the Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal, Hashmat Ali
Khan and all district officers present there.
Meanwhile, Deputy Commissioner urged all the officers to
take necessary steps for the national campaign, focusing on creating awareness
regarding the fundamental duties for which calendar of awareness activities is
already framed by the district administration.
In Kulgam, the day was celebrated across the district. The
main function was held at mini-secretariat, Kulgam which was attended by all
On the occasion, Deputy Commissioner, Kulgam Showkat Aijaz
Bhat read out the preamble and all the participants took the pledge to uphold
the fundamental duties.
In Budgam, the District Development Commissioner Tariq
Hussain Ganaie chaired a meeting of all district/sectoral officers to celebrate
the constitution day at New Conference Hall, Budgam.
During the meeting the DDC read out preamble and charter of
the fundamental duties and took pledge along with other officers to abide by
the constitution. Among others the, meeting was attuned by ADC Mushtaq Ahmad
Simnani, CPO, ACD, Executive Engineers of various departments, SDMs and other
In Kupwara, a function was organised to commemorate the
Constitution Day at Conference Hall in which all district and sectoral officers
The function was chaired by Deputy Commissioner Kupwara,
Anshul Garg, while as, Additional District Development Commissioner, Mohammad
Ashraf Bhat, ADC Kupwara, Nazir Ahmad Lone, ADC Handwara, Nazir Ahmad Mir, and
other senior officers were present.
On the occasion, the Preamble of the Constitution and
Fundamental Duties under Section 51A were read out and pledge was taken to
abide by the rules of the constitution.
While addressing the function, the Deputy Commissioner, said
that a vigorous campaign is being launched across the district to raise
awareness among people—regarding their constitutional rights and duties.
Meanwhile Additional Deputy Commissioner, Nazir Ahmad Lone
also spoke on the occasion.
In Pulwama, a function was held at DC Office Complex in
which DC Pulwama Dr Raghav Langer was the chief guest.
Speaking on the occasion, DC said that 26th November has its
significance in the history of our country when constitution of India was
adopted in 1949 and came into force on 26th January 1950. He said our endeavour
should be to sensitise the people and our children regarding the provisions,
values and percepts of constitution as a tribute to framers of the
On the occasion, preamble of the constitution was read and
pledge to the fundamental duties was administered by DDC to District officers
Meanwhile, District Legal Service Authority Pulwama
organised a function at District Court Complex Pulwama to observe the
constitution day here today.
Principal District & Sessions Judge Mohammad Ibrahim
Wani was the chief guest on the occasion.
While addressing to the gathering, PD&SJ highlighted the
significance of observance of constitution day and to acquaint the people
regarding its prominent values. He said it is our responsibility to educate the
people about values and percepts of constitution.
On the occasion, preamble of the constitution was read by
Khurshid- ul- Islam Secretary DLSA and pledge to the fundamental duties was
The function was attended by Additional District and
Sessions Judge, Chairman TLSA, members of Bar Association, Lawyers, staff
members, PLVs and other people.