“Constitution is not a mere lawyers document, it is a vehicle of life, and its spirit is always the spirit of Age.” – Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
The dawn of Thursday, November 26, 2020 brought with it, it’s own share of importance as SAI International School geared up to commemorate the Constitution Day of India on a virtual forum. Various activities such as quiz, poster making, role play, presentations and group discussions were conducted over the week.
It commenced with the Pledge taking ceremony, followed by reading of Preamble in line with our Hon’ble Prime Minister’s ‘Reading out the Preamble of the Constitution’ at 11 am, on Thursday, November 26, 2020. Students participated with great enthusiasm.
On Day 2 while students from Classes VI to VIII were engrossed in preparing pamphlets, Class IX students started the day with pictorial illustrations through their posters on our 11 Fundamental Duties as enshrined in the Indian Constitution. Students of Class X discussed on the topic ‘Need to remember our Fundamental Duties as we remember our Fundamental Rights’. Students responded enthusiastically over the events as they were in a position to appreciate the inter-dependence between the Fundamental Duties and Rights enshrined in the Constitution for a law-abiding citizen of the country.
The Indian Constitution is the supreme law of our country. It is studied under Indian Polity and Governance that deals with a wide range of topics such as the development of the Constitution, Citizenship, Fundamental Rights, Directive Principles, etc. On Day 3, Classes IX & X students were able to brush their general knowledge and general awareness via an online quiz program. Students from classes VI to VIII were involved in role play activity, playing the roles of the great leaders of our country, who had a great contribution in framing our Constitution.
On Day 4, students from Classes VIII to X exchanged lesser known facts about our Constitution as a tool for information interchange which amazed everyone. Classes VI & VII students participated in drafting constitution for their own classroom.
On the 5th day, Children from Classes IX & X presented their ideas and understanding of history and facts associated with the finest nuances of Indian Flag, National Anthem and National Emblem through colourful power point presentation. It acted as a ready reckoner amongst their friends. Class VI- VIII expressed their ideas & understanding about Constitution & Fundamental Duties by means of logo.
People of India are the ultimate custodians of our Constitution. Constitution Day of India is celebrated to create awareness on the importance of Indian Constitution and promote constitution values among citizens.