Parliament’s joint sitting to mark 70 years of adoption of Constitution tomorrow

A joint sitting of both the Houses of Parliament will be held tomorrow to mark 70 years of the adoption of the Constitution.

The day is being celebrated as Samvidhan Divas. President Ram Nath Kovind will address the joint sitting.

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla will also attend the function.

On the occasion, the President will inaugurate a digital exhibition through video conferencing from the Central Hall of Parliament.

In view of the joint sitting at 11 AM, the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha will meet at 2 PM tomorrow.

The Constitution was adopted by the Constituent Assembly on 26th November, 1949, and came into effect from 26 January, 1950.

Several functions will be organized across the country to create awareness about fundamental duties among citizens to mark the occasion.

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