Tuesday, July 23, 2024

NVCO, LFI College observe Constitution Day

Dimapur, November 27: With the rest of the states in the country, the Nagaland Voluntary Consumers Organization (NVCO) observed Indian Constitution Day on November 26 in commemorating the adoption of the Constitution of India on November 26, 1949, which came into effect on January 26, 1950. It is also a tribute to Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar who played an important role in the framing of Indian Constitution known as the father of the Indian Constitution and the nation remembers him as the architect of the India Constitution.

NVCO President Kezhokhoto Savi, Advocate said that this Day is observed to promote Constitution values among citizens and the Constitution of India declares India to be a sovereign, secular, socialist, and democratic republic and assures its citizens’ equality, liberty, and justice.
Stating that the Constitution of India is the heart, soul and guiding lights of our democracy, Savi called upon every citizen to take a pledge to fulfill fundamental duties for the progress of the nation.
LFI College:
Livingstone Foundation International College organized Constitution Day On November 26. The college invited the resource person, Elmie K Rengma, Asst. Professor & Research Scholar, ICFAI University Nagaland.
She spoke on the significance of Constitution Day. At the outset she gave an introduction on the meaning & importance of constitution & why we celebrate Constitution on November 26. The uniqueness of the Indian Constitution was emphasised in her lecture.
She mentioned why it has become so very important for us to celebrate Constitution at this juncture in India because it is through it we learn & understand as citizens of the country our rights & liberties.
The Constitution is the map of a country’s citizens, government machineries & institutions about their powers & jurisdictions.

The programme was chaired by Izakali Zhimomi, Political science Hons.. A welcome address was delivered by L Achilo Kikon, HoD Dept. of Political Science. Vote of thanks was proposed by Etoi H Chish, Political science Hons. The program concluded by reading the Preamble of the Constitution by everyone present followed by closing prayer from Tsurila Yimchunger, political science Hons.
(Page News Service)