Current Affairs

Constitution Day

Current context: Constitution Day or Samvidhan divas is observed across the country on 26th Nov every year.
Constitution Day 
  • The day marks the adoption of the Indian Constitution by the Constituent Assembly in 1949.
  • The constitution came into force on 26th January, 1950.
  • The government has planned year-long activities to mark 70 years of the adoption of the Constitution.
  • Narendra Modi in 2015 marked the day as a tribute to Dr B R Ambedkar, who has drafted the constitution. Thus, Constitution Day was first celebrated in 2015.
  • It took two years, eleven months and seventeen days to the constituent Assembly to draft the Indian Constitution.
  • The Constitution of India is the longest written constitution of any sovereign country in the world.
  • Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was the Chairman of the Union Constitution Committee.

Question: 

Q.1 Which day is celebrated as the Constitution Day in India?
a. 26th November
b. 26th January
c. 15th August
d. 2nd October
e. 31st January
Constitution Day Constitution Day Reviewed by Neha Verma on November 25, 2019 Rating: 5

No comments:

Join 8,000+ readers and get free notes in your email