Happy National Law Day of India 2020 and It's Significance for Nation and People

Happy National Law Day of India 2020 and It's Significance for Nation and People


National Law Day is also remembered as Constitution Day or Samvidhan Diwas. This date is observed on November 26. On this day of 26 November in 1949, the Constitution of India was formally adopted by the Constituent Assembly which came into force on January 26, 1950, celebrated as Republic Day. Read in advance to know the history of National Law Day. 

The Union Council met for 166 days, two years, 11 months, and 18 days before the Constitution was finally adopted.

Although the Constitutional Assembly formally adopted the Constitution of India on November 26, 1949, it came into effect on January 26, 1950. It was the Department of Social Justice Amnd Empowerment who decided to commemorate this day as Constitution Day. The main purpose of the day is to make Indian citizens aware of the values ​​of the Constitution.

According to the Scroll report, a two-month period between the official adoption and operation of the Indian Constitution has been used for a thorough examination and translation from English to Hindi. The Union Council convened 166 days before the new constitution was adopted. This is calculated for a period of more than two years.

Two handwritten copies, each in Hindi and English, of the Constitution of India, signed by members of the Constituent Assembly. The signing took place on January 24, 1950, two days before the coup d'état. There were also many controversies over the language, rights and minorities of the country that was to be included in the Constitution.

Significance of National Law Day

This day is marked by commemorating the sacrifices and hard work of BR Ambedkar in drafting the Constitution. He was the newly appointed Chairman of the Writing Committee of the Constitution on August 29, 1947. BR Amdebakar is considered the Constituent Assembly of India.

As part of the National Law Day celebrations, students in schools and colleges are invited to study the Preface to the Indian Constitution. Various programs were also conducted at educational institutions to convey the values ​​and values ​​of BR Ambedkar to students. BR Ambedkar's contribution to the drafting of the Indian Constitution is also explained to the students.

 Written By:-

Prakash Chand Sharma

Legal Researcher