Constitution Day also known as ‘Samvidhan Divas’, is celebrated in our country on November 26, every year to commemorate the adoption of the Constitution of India. On November 26,  1949, the Constituent Assembly of India adopted the Constitution of India, which came into effect from  January 26, 1950.

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment on  November 19, 2015 notified the decision of the Government of India to celebrate the 26th day of November every year as ‘Constitution Day’ to promote Constitution values among citizens.

We, THE PEOPLE OF INDIA, having solemnly resolved to constitute India into a Sovereign Socialist Secular Democratic Republic and to secure to all its citizens: JUSTICE, social, economic and political; LIBERTY of thought, expression, belief, faith and worship; EQUALITY of status and of opportunity; and to promote among them all Fraternity assuring the dignity of the individual and the unity and integrity of the Nation; In Our Constituent Assembly this 26th day of November, 1949, do Hereby Adopt, enact and give to ourselves this Constitution.