New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that the three words “We the people” in the preamble of the Constitution are an oath that has made India the mother of democracy.
He said: ‘We the People’, and said, ‘We the people’ is a call, trust and an oath. This spirit of the constitution is the spirit of India, that has been the mother of democracy in the world.”
“In the modern time, the Constitution has embraced all the cultural and moral emotions of the nation.”
The Prime Minister participated in the Constitution Day celebrations and addressed the gathering in the Supreme Court.
Since 2015, Constitution Day is being celebrated on November 26 to commemorate the adoption of the Constitution of India by the Constituent Assembly in 1949.
The Prime Minister also launched various new initiatives under the e-court project during the programme which include Virtual Justice Clock, JustIS mobile App 2.0, Digital court and S3WaaS Websites.
The Prime Minister recalled that in 1949 on this day, Independent India laid the foundation of a new future for itself. He also noted the importance of the Constitution Day in the year of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsava.
He paid tributes to Babasaheb Dr B R Ambedkar and all the members of the constituent assembly.
The Prime Minister highlighted the contributions of countless individuals from the Legislature, Judiciary and Executive in the last 70 decades.
PM Modi also remembered the 26/11 Mumbai terrorist attack and paide tributes to the ones who lost their lives in incident.
Chief Justice of India, Dr DY Chandrachud, Union Minister for Law and Justice, Shri Kiren Rijiju, Justices of Supreme Court of India, Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Justice S Abdul Nazeer were those present on occasion among others.