Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today read the ‘Preamble’ of the Constitution along with the Hon’ble President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind via Video Conferencing.
Advisors to Lt Governor, Chief Secretary, Additional Chief Secretary, Administrative Secretaries and all the officials of J&K administration participated in the mass reading of the Preamble at the UT-level celebrations of 72nd anniversary of the adoption of the Constitution of India at Civil Secretariat, and pledged to upholding the sanctity of the Constitution and promoting Constitution values among citizens.
Extending his greetings on the Constitution Day, the Lt Governor called upon the citizens to uphold the values enshrined in the Constitution of India.
Our Constitution is an inspirational and living scripture, an epitome of ideals for society. The virtues of liberty, equality and fraternity were held supreme by the framers of the Constitution, observed the Lt Governor.
As Mahatma Gandhi had said the true source of rights is duty. If we all discharge our duties, rights will not be far to seek. “Let us vow to discharge our Social, Moral & Fundamental duties keeping the national interests paramount”, the Lt Governor said.
Constitution Day, also known as ‘Samvidhan Divas’, is celebrated in our country on 26th November every year to commemorate the adoption of the Constitution of India.