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Celebration of Constitution Day and Campaign on Citizens Duties 2020

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Embassy of India
Muscat

Press Release
Celebration of Constitution Day and Campaign on Citizens’ Duties

Embassy of India, Muscat hosted an online celebration on 26th November 2020, to commemorate the 71st Samvidhan Divas (Constitution Day). The event had an eminent panel of speakers including Mr. C.M Sardar, Vice Chairman Indian Social Club; Mr. Rakesh Singh Thomar, Principal of Indian School Bousher and Mr. Joyson Jose, President of Ambedkar International Mission, Oman.

2.         The event started with playing of videos on the Constitution of India and on the Preamble to the Constitution of India. It was followed by speech of Ambassador of India to the Sultanate of Oman, H.E. Munu Mahawar. Ambassador briefly highlighted why we celebrate constitution day on 26th November and spoke about the fundamental rights and fundamental duties of the constitution, and covered the key values of fundamental duties – Respect, Pride, Tolerance, Peace, Growth and Harmony. Ambassador spoke about the campaign launched by PM Shri Narendra Modi’s this year, KYC – Know Your Constitution. Ambassador briefly spoke about the yearlong celebrations organized by the Embassy and appreciated the enthusiastic participation of the Indian community. He also thanked Indian Schools and students, who took part in various competitions organized by the Embassy. Ambassador concluded by remembering and paying his homage to all the people who lost their lives in the 26/11 Mumbai Terror attacks and saluted the courage of our security forces who continue to defend our nation.

3.         During the webinar, the speakers highlighted different facets of the Indian Constitution. Shri C.M. Sardar, spoke on Constitutional values and fundamental principles of Indian Constitution. Shri Rakesh Singh Thomar, spoke about the Constitution of India and the importance of the Constitution. Lastly Mr. Joyson Jose, expressed his views on Indian Constitution and the contributions of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar.

4.         Another highlight of the event was the dance-drama - The Saga of Indian Constitution - Bhimrao's Liberty Equality and Fraternity, performed by the students of Indian School Al Seeb. The webinar concluded with a short video of winners of the Poster Making competition, organized in all Indian Schools in Oman in association with Board of Directors – Indian Schools in Oman, to celebrate the Constitution Day and Campaign on Citizens’ duties.

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26th November 2020