Southern Naval Command Commemorates 70th Constitution Day, Kochi
As a part of 70th Constitution Day celebrations at Southern Naval Command, Kochi, all units under Headquarters Southern Naval Command, including Indian Navy ships and training establishments, carried out a reading of the Preamble and the Fundamental Duties enshrined in the Constitution for all serving and civilian personnel.
Several units and training establishments, namely INS Shivaji. INS Dronacharaya and INS Chilka, also undertook activities such as walkathons and station run on the occasion. A special session for students of Navy Children School at Kochi and Kendriya Vidyalaya, INS Shivaji at Lonavala was conducted during the morning assembly, to reiterate to them the principles enshrined in the Constitution and remind them of their duties as citizens of India.
Constitution Day, also known as Samvidhan Divas, is celebrated across the country on 26 November every year to commemorate the adoption of the Constitution of India on this day in 1949 by the Constituent Assembly of India. The Constitution of India came into effect on 26 January 1950.