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‘Perfect’ Constitution our guiding light through dark times: PM Modi


Narendra Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday concluded the Constitution debate in the Rajya Sabha and praised Baba Saheb Ambedkar for his ‘exemplary’ contribution to the nation.

“I am sure during meetings there would have been pressure from all corners with different views, but still we got a perfect constitution. If there is something we turn to when we need guidance and inspiration it is the Constitution. This debate is special because we mark the 125th birth anniversary of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar and our nation cannot forget or ignore the exemplary contribution,” the Prime Minister said.

Asserting that the Constitution was the only element binding the nation, he added that the main reason behind celebrating the rulebook was to make the young people aware of the great leaders of the past.

“Constitution should be a celebration and the message of the Constitution must reach the future generations. Every person has made a positive contribution to the nation and that is how the nation was made,” Prime Minister Modi said.

Emphasizing that the Constitution was a social document and was not only about the laws, he said that the nation has a responsibility to live up to it and should follow the principle of togetherness.