Monday, August 8, 2022

Awareness campaign for constitutional rights and duties to be launched

Rima Sarmah

On the initiative of Lok Sabha Speaker, Om Birla, a massive campaign will be launched across the country for the students and youth of the country to learn about the Constitution and to become aware of their constitutional rights and duties.
According to a statement, it mentioned that under the guidance of Birla, several citizen centric programmes are being started in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports.
Various competitions will be organized at school, college and university level. The winners of these competitions will get an opportunity to visit Parliament House on January 25, 2023. They will also participate in the Republic Day celebrations on 26 January.
The Preamble of the Constitution, Fundamental Rights and Fundamental Duties will be displayed in all the educational institutions of the country. The purpose behind this is to ensure that students and youth are able to better imbibe their duties towards the country contribute towards nation building and also participate in building an inclusive society by respecting the rights of others.
In this regard an action plan is being prepared for participation of students and youth in the offering of floral tributes organized on the birth anniversary of great leaders in the Central Hall of Parliament. Apart from this, other competitions including essay competitions will also be organized on the lives and works of these great leaders.
Further, the process of integrating libraries of 12 Legislative Assemblies with Parliament Library is in progress. Apart from this, in coordination with NITI Aayog, work is being undertaken on the project of integration of Parliamentary Library with all the major libraries of the country.
During the last three years, the Lok Sabha has touched new heights under the leadership of Speaker Om Birla, the press note stated. The Lok Sabha has established many important milestones under the leadership of Birla in the direction of moving the nation on the path of Navnirman along with fulfilling the hopes and aspirations of the people.

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