Nainital becomes first ‘Constitution- literate’ cantt area

  • | Thursday | 21st September, 2023

Nainital: Nainital Cantonment became the first Constitution-literate cantonment area this month. This was announced by Brigadier Gaurav Bagga, ex-officio president, and Varun Kumar, secretary and chief executive officer of the Cantonment Board.With an aim to achieve 100% constitutional literacy among citizens residing within Nainital Cantonments boundaries, the board launched a month-long campaign as part of the Dastaan-e-Samvidhaan initiative on August 1.The initiative saw the distribution of 2,500 pamphlets on constitutional awareness throughout Nainital, conducting 40 mini-sessions on topics such as fundamental rights, fundamental duties and voting rights. Additionally, 200 installations of the Preamble were set up across the cantonment area, and screenings of the acclaimed series Samvidhaan: The Making of the Constitution of India by Shyam Benegal were held. As Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, The spirit of the Constitution is the spirit of India that has been the mother of democracy in the world, Bagga said.We also published the following articles recentlyDC: Uphold values of ConstitutionDeputy Commissioner Mullai Muhilan MP emphasized the importance of respecting and protecting the Constitution of India during an event celebrating the International Day of Democracy. He highlighted that the Constitution provides the right to elect representatives and promotes equality, fraternity, peace, and harmony. The event involved reading the Constitutions Preamble, and students participated in discussions on democracy, citizen rights and duties, and personality development. The Karnataka government also organized a large event where millions of people virtually participated in reading the preamble, earning a place in the World Book of Records. Additionally, constitutional clubs are being launched in schools across Karnataka to promote constitutional values and understanding. A professor at the University of Mysuru emphasized the relevance of the Indian Constitution in addressing current issues and urged the youth to lead the nations future.Karnataka govt organises mega event of reading Constitutions preamble, millions participateThe Karnataka government organized a massive event to celebrate the International Day of Democracy by reading the preamble of the Constitution. Over 10,000 people attended the event in person, while millions from 20 countries participated virtually. The collective reading of the preamble earned a place in the World Book of Records. In June, the government made it mandatory for students to read the preamble daily. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah highlighted the achievements of his administration and emphasized the importance of protecting the Constitution.

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