Digital Exhibition on history of Constitution of India being held in New Delhi

The ‘Digital Exhibition on History of Constitution of India’, was inaugurated in New Delhi by Dr. Jitendra Singh, Minister of State (M/S) for Development of North Eastern Region (I/C), Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space. It will be organised for two days from 9-10 December 2019.

About ‘Digital Exhibition on History of Constitution of India’

It has been organised by Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT), Union Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, in collaboration with Parliament Museum and Archives of Lok Sabha Secretariat and Bureau of Outreach and Communication (BOC).

Exhibition contains Replica of the Constitution, photograph of Constituent Assembly Members, Debates (audio) in Constituent Assembly, Quotes and audio speeches of Constituent Assembly Members, Movie on making of Constitution, Posters on- Preamble, Constitution, Fundamental Duties, Directive Principles among others.

Importance of 9th December: It is an important day from historical point of view, as the first sitting of Constituent Assembly was held on this day in 1946. The current year 2019, marks 70th Year of adoption of Constitution.

NOTE: The Constitution of India was adopted on 26th November, 1949, and the Members appended their signatures to it on 24 January 1950. In all, 284 Members (total Members-299) actually signed Constitution and the Constitution of India then came into force on 26 January 1950. The day of adoption of the Constitution is celebrated in country as ‘Constitution Day’.

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