National Law Day (NLD-2018)
The National Law Day (NLD) is celebrated in India on 26th of November every year to commemorate the adoption of Constitution of India. The day is also known as Samvidhan Divas or Constitution Day. On this day in 1949, the constitution was adopted by the Constituent Assembly of India which came into force on 26th January 1950, marking the beginning of a new era in the history of India. On 19th November 2015, the Government of India (GoI) in a gazette notification declared November 26th as the Constitution Day. The year of 2015 was the 125th birth anniversary of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, who had chaired the drafting committee of the Constituent Assembly and played a pivotal role in the drafting of the constitution. The day was chosen to spread the importance of the constitution and to spread thoughts and ideas of Dr. Ambedkar.
Topics: Alladi Krishnaswamy Iyer • Ambedkar Jayanti • Asian people • B. R. Ambedkar • Calendars • Constituent assembly • Constituent Assembly of India • Constitution Day • Constitution of India • Constitution of Pakistan • Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar • Months