JAMMU: Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam along with administrative secretaries and officers on Monday read out the ‘Preamble’ of the Constitution of India at the civil secretariat here to mark the anniversary of the adoption of the Constitution of India on 26th November, 1949.
As part of the 125th birth anniversary celebrations of Dr B R Ambedkar, ‘Constitution Day’ was celebrated on 26th November, 2015, for the first time. Since then, 26th November, is being celebrated as ‘Constitution Day’ every year. Ambedkar played a seminal role in the framing of the Indian constitution as the Chairman of the Drafting Committee of Constituent Assembly, an official handout read.
Addressing officers on the occasion, the chief secretary exhorted them to continue to promote the wellbeing of the citizens of the state and to “take the fruits of socio-economic developments and tenants of economic empowerment as enshrined in the constitution to all sections of the society”, it added.