‘Samvidhan Divas’ also known as the Constitution Day is celebrated on November 26 every year to commemorate the adoption of the Constitution of India, to promote Constitution values among citizens. On November 26, 1949, the Constituent Assembly of India adopted the Constitution of India, which came into effect from January 26, 1950.
As India marks its 75 years of Independence this year, Constitution Day forms part of the series of events to be commemorated under the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, an initiative of the Government of India to celebrate 75 years of progressive India and the glorious history of its people, culture and achievements.
Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation celebrated Constitution Day 2021 with more than 5.7 crore people including over 5 crore children in 4,36,395 villages in 478 districts spread across 20 states & UTs in the country.
The celebrations saw spontaneous participation of citizens – young and old alike – from all walks of life including those belonging to some of the most backward and marginalized sections of society.
More than 7,206 Child Care Institutions (CCIs), 2,17,953 schools and 6,47,570 anganwadi centres participated in the celebrations.