New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in the program organised on Constitution Day in the Supreme Court, said that today, on the occasion of the anniversary of 26/11 attack, he remember those who lost their lives in the attack. He said that the world is looking at the emerging power of India with the eyes of hope, the country is successfully growing with its diversities.
Chief Justice DY Chandrachud said that the story of the Constitution is a story of struggle and sacrifice, the deprived could get justice only through the constitution.
The Prime Minister said that this is duty time, the next 25 years are crucial. The Prime Minister said that after a week, India is also going to get the chairmanship of G-20. He said that the achievements of India should be taken in front of the world, the youth should be aware of the constitution and the way it was made. In the Constituent Assembly, a woman member from the backward part of the society kept such topics which played an important role in the construction, he said.
Quoting a verse from the Mahabharata, the Prime Minister said that both public welfare and public protection are the functions of the government. He said that the basic sentence of the Constitution, We the people of India, is not just three words but an abstract philosophy. He said that to make the judicial process more convenient, the Supreme Court has taken more rapid steps. The Prime Minister said that this Azadi Ka Amrit Kaal is a time of duty towards the country, country’s responsibility is the priority, it is necessary to have a sense of responsibility on the path of duty.
The Chief Justice said that along with the fight against the colonial rule, the work of writing the constitution was also done. When the country became independent, there were enough social evils, he said that there is a need to fight the battles further against them. He said that the share of the underprivileged should also increase in the legal profession, the biggest challenge before the judiciary in a multi-cultural country like India is to make justice accessible to the underprivileged. The judiciary should try to reach out to the people, he said. Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju, Attorney General R Venkataramani, Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul also addressed on the occasion.