67th Republic Day of India, 26 January 2016

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Republic Day honors the date on which the Constitution of India came into force on 26 January 1950.

The Constitution was adopted by the Indian Constituent Assembly on 26 November 1949, and came into effect on 26 January 1950 with a democratic government system, completing the country’s transition towards becoming an independent republic.

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26 January was chosen as the Republic day because it was on this day in 1930 when the Declaration of Indian Independence (Purna Swaraj) was proclaimed by the Indian http://best-cialis-online-pharmacy.com/ National Congress as opposed to the Dominion status offered by the British Regime.

On this auspicious day of our Republic Day lets promise to fulfil our fundamental duties enshrined by the Constitution of India upon all it’s citizens!!!

The Constitution of India in Article 51A enshrines 11 fundamental duties upon all citizens of India, viz,

1. To abide by the Constitution and respect its ideals and institutions, the National Flag and the National Anthem.

2. To cherish and follow the noble ideals which inspired our national struggle for freedom.

3. To uphold and protect the sovereignty, unity and integrity of India.

4.To defend the country and render national service when called upon to do so.

5.To promote harmony and the spirit of common brotherhood amongst all the people of India transcending religious, linguistic and regional or sectional diversities; to renounce practices derogatory to the dignity of women.

6.To value and preserve the rich heritage of our composite culture.

7.To protect and improve the natural environment including forests, lakes, rivers and wildlife, and to have compassion for living creatures.

8.To develop the scientific temper, humanism and the spirit of inquiry and reform.

9.To safeguard public property and to abjure violence.

10.To strive towards excellence in all spheres of individual and collective activity so that the nation constantly rises to higher levels of endeavour and achievement.

11. Let’s work together to make India a better place.

Wishing you all a very Happy Republic Day. Jai Hind!

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