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Constitution Day: Its history, significance, importance

The Constitution of India was drafted by the Dr Ambedkar-led committee which had other members K.M. Munshi, Muhammed Saadulla, Alladi Krishnaswamy Iyer, N. Gopalswami Ayyangar, D.P. Khaitan, and L. Mitter.

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Constitution Day or Samvidhan Diwas is celebrated every year on November 26 from 2015 to commemorate the adoption of the Constitution by the constituent assembly. The document was drafted by Dr B.R Ambedkar-led committee and plays the essential role in empowering and allowing citizens of India to have fundamental rights.

The Constitution doesn’t only give citizens their rights, it also instills responsibilities for them to follow and respect in order to maintain the supremacy of the Constitution. On November 26, 1949, the Constituent Assembly of India adopted the constitution, however, it took until January 26,1950 for it to come into force.

Constitution Day or Samvidhan Day was earlier also known as National Law Day.

History of Constitution Day

The Constitution of India was drafted by the Dr Ambedkar-led committee which had other members K.M. Munshi, Muhammed Saadulla, Alladi Krishnaswamy Iyer, N. Gopalswami Ayyangar, D.P. Khaitan, and L. Mitter. After the drafting, the Constitution was duly adopted by the Constituent Assembly and came into force on January 26, 1950.

However, It was not until 2015 under the Narendra Modi government that the country started the tradition of celebrating November 26 as Constitution Day.

Significance of the Day

After British rule of over 200 years, India’s awakening to freedom was incomplete until the State had a rule of law, that empowered and gave rights to every citizen while establishing the supremacy of the Constitution by which the country was run. The Constitution came as a respite that not only united the country but also protected the citizens regardless of caste, gender, religion, etc, and promised them equal rights.

The Constitution also made a historic change by declaring the country to be a sovereign, secular, socialist, democratic republic and also included the promise of equality, liberty, and justice to its citizens. The original document did not have the words socialist and secular which were added by the 42nd Amendment in 1976 during the Emergency.

The making of the Constitution

The Constituent Assembly set up a Drafting Committee headed by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar and with six members in the drafting process. The Constitution came into force on January 26, 1950, after all the members of the Constituent Assembly signed it. The celebration of the Constitution not only celebrates it but also the people who made it. Dr Ambedkar, who is known as the Father of the Constitution, was an important figure in guiding the Constitution of India in giving the citizens their rights, as well as government and political principles, and procedures in the constitution.

The Draft of the Constitution is still lauded and praised for inspiring other countries which faces issues similar to what independent India faced. The Constitution of India is also considered to be the longest-written constitution in the world.

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63 passengers placed on No Fly List in last one year, says Ministry of Civil Aviation

The majority of passengers who have been placed on the No Fly List were either not wearing masks or not cooperating with crew members onboard.

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No Fly List

The Ministry of Civil Aviation on Monday said a total of 63 passengers have been placed on the No Fly List on the last one year.

The decision was taken by the airline’s Internal Committee, constituted in accordance with Civil Aviation Requirements (CAR), Section 3-Air Transport, Series M, and Part VI titled Handling of unruly/disruptive passengers.

In a written reply by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Civil Aviation Gen Dr VK Singh to a question in Rajya Sabha today, the ministry also informed that these include two incidents of urinating that came to the notice of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation in the last one year.

The reply also mentioned that the majority of passengers who have been placed on the No Fly List were either not wearing masks or not cooperating with crew members onboard. The Ministry also informed that necessary action was taken by the DGCA for non-compliance to applicable regulations against specific incidents related to urination.

The DGCA imposed a Financial Penalty of Rs 30,00,000 on Air India for the urinating incident that took place on flight AI-102, flying from New York to New Delhi in business class in November last year.

Moreover, a Financial Penalty of Rs 3,00,000 was also imposed on the Director Flight services of Air India and the license of the pilot in command has also been suspended for three months.

In another urinating incident on Air India AI-142 flight from Paris to New Delhi, a Financial Penalty of Rs 10,00,000 has been imposed on the airlines by DGCA.

In November last year, Shankar Mishra, the man who peed on his co-passenger in the business class of an Air India flight, was arrested by Delhi Police in Bengaluru. Mishra was recently granted bail by a Delhi Court in a surety bond of Rs 1 lakh.

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Pathaan row: Yogi Adityanath says films should not have scenes that hurt people’s sentiments

Pathaan left behind SS Rajamouli’s RRR and KGF Chapter 2 to become the highest-grossing Indian film this year and is running successfully in cinemas now.

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Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, in a recent interview, commented on the Pathaan and Besharam Rang rows and said films should not have scenes that hurt the public’s sentiments.

Adityanath further said filmmakers should be careful while making a film and avoid such scenes that could trigger controversy. He continued that any artist, litterateur, or anyone with accomplishments should be respected.

He also said Uttar Pradesh has made a policy for films as multiple films are being shot in the state.

Earlier, Yogi Adityanath visited Mumbai and carried out a two days roadshow to attract investors for Uttar Pradesh. During his visit, the CM interacted with film actors, makers, and producers which hit headlines after Suniel Shetty asked him to protect Bollywood from the boycott and cancel culture.

Meanwhile, Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone’s starrer Pathaan broke Aamir Khan’s Dangal record on Sunday and became the highest-grossing Hindi film. Siddharth Anand’s directorial, which is a part of Yash Raj Spy Universe, earned more than Rs 400 crore worldwide till date.

Ahead of its release, Pathaan became a topic of discussion on social media after the makers released its song, Besharam Rang. The song triggered a massive outrage on the internet and a section of users accused it of vulgarity leading to the #BoycottPathaan trend on Twitter.

Some of the users also slammed Padukone for wearing an orange bikini in Besharam Rang.

Further, Pathaan went for the Censor Board scrutiny following which the Board advised makers to make changes in its dialogue and its songs. The Board also suggested changing buttock steps from Besharam Rang which sparked a controversy on social media.

Cut to January 25, Pathaan left behind SS Rajamouli’s RRR and KGF Chapter 2 to become the highest-grossing Indian film this year and is running successfully in cinemas now.

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Indian Navy: Successful landing of Light Combat Aircraft on INS Vikrant | See Photos

With the delivery of Vikrant, India has joined a select group of countries that have the capability to design and build an indigenous aircraft carrier.

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Indian Navy: Successful landing of Light Combat Aircraft on INS Vikrant | See Photos

The Indian Navy achieved a historic milestone on Monday in the direction of self-reliant India. Navy pilots successfully landed Light Combat Aircraft LCA (Navy) on INS Vikrant. This also Demonstrates India’s capability to design, develop, build and operate an indigenous aircraft carrier with indigenous fighter aircraft.

India’s Defence Minister Rajnath Singh shared the photos of Light Combat Aircrafts landing on INS Vikrant and said that after INS Vikrant, work on second indigenous aircraft carrier has started. Make in India in the field of defense products, defense exports from the country has also increased by 334 percent in the last five years, as told by Rajnath Singh.

For the unversed, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inducted the country’s first indigenously built aircraft carrier (IAAC) into the Navy on September 2. The aircraft carrier was received by the Indian Navy from CSL on July 28 after successfully completing the fourth and final phase of sea trials.

Fighter jets have been brought to the aircraft carrier. It is ready to operate MiG-29K fighter aircraft, Kamov-31 helicopters and MH-60R multi-role helicopters. Moreover, with the delivery of Vikrant, India has joined a select group of countries that have the capability to design and build an indigenous aircraft carrier.

Designed by the Directorate of Naval Design (DND), a branch of the Indian Navy, this aircraft carrier was built by the public sector company CSL.

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