Sat. Mar 2nd, 2024


Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge on Sunday mentioned the Constitution of India is the lifeline of democracy and at this time it faces quite a few challenges because the current regime was utilizing each trick in its textbook to crush and curtail all freedoms enshrined.

Kharge in a put up on X, mentioned, “The Constitution of India is the lifeline of our Democracy. As we observe and celebrate the 74th Constitution Day, we bow in utmost reverence to its makers – for they guaranteed the social, economic and political rights of every Indian.”

He mentioned, “Today, the spirit of our Constitution, faces quite a few challenges. The current regime is utilizing each trick in its textbook to crush and curtail all freedoms enshrined within the Constitution.

“Dissent is being subjugated and criminalised, institutions are being pushed to the brink of becoming pawns in the grand game of imposing an authoritarian system, hate is being served under the garb of social changes, ” he mentioned.

Attacking the BJP and RSS, the Congress chief mentioned, “The systematic and strident attack on the Constitution by BJP-RSS is visible in the rampant misuse of every nut and bolt of the government machinery. As a nation state, we could soon reach a tipping point where social justice and harmony shall become a casualty and the rights of the weaker sections would be gradually seized.”

Kharge mentioned it’s time to get up towards this politics of division and hate and the Indian National Congress is preventing this battle from the entrance.

“Rahul Gandhi led the Bharat Jodo Yatra to spread the message of peace, unity in diversity, amity and compassion. The Yatra continues with him reaching out to more people, more states and more sections of the society. Every citizen should question the attack on our Constitution, its ethos and its values. Just like our freedom fighters fought the British, we are capable of fighting, without fear, and protecting our Democracy, ” he mentioned.

He additionally mentioned that at this time is the day to take inspiration from these inspiring leaders.

“Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, Babasaheb Dr. B R Ambedkar, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, Dr Rajendra Prasad, K M Munshi, Sarojini Naidu, Alladi Krishnaswamy Ayyar, Rajkumari Amrit Kaur and several eminent personalities should be remembered not only on this day, but everyday. For we are indebted to their vision and wisdom. We, the People of India shall prevail, ” Kharge added.

Congress basic secretary (Communication) Jairam Ramesh mentioned, “Today 74 years ago, the Constitution of India that is Bharat, was formally adopted by the Constituent Assembly. The Prime Minister and his drumbeaters will of course proclaim their allegiance to it. This is sheer hypocrisy on three counts.”

He mentioned, first, the RSS had nothing in any respect to do with the making of the Constitution and had truly opposed it and second, the Prime Minister has already received a few of his cheerleaders to advocate a complete rewrite of the Constitution.

He additionally mentioned that third, the Prime Minister has eroded the independence {and professional} autonomy of all Constitutional our bodies and has inspired Constitutional authorities to develop into blatantly partisan.

“Many books have been written on how our Constitution came into being. Those by Granville Austin and B. Shiva Rao remain the authoritative works. Arvind Elangovan’s intellectual biography of Benegal Narsing Rau, one of the forgotten heroes of the Constitution making process, is a major new contribution, ” the Congress Rajya Sabha member mentioned.

Every 12 months November 26 is widely known because the Constitution Day, to mark the adoption of the Indian Constitution by the Constituent Assembly. The Constituent Assembly of the nation formally adopted the Constitution on at the present time in 1949, which got here into drive on January 26, 1950.

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