Kollegal, Jan. 07, 2021: “The Constitution of India is respected in the entire world. Our constitution is a strong foundation for our democracy too,” opined Sri Santhosh Kothari, Hon’ble Principal Civil Judge, Kollegal.
He inaugurated a programme on “Awareness on Law and Constitution,” organised by the Senior Students Forum, of the JSS Women’s College, Kollegal, in association with the Taluk Legal Services Forum and Advocates Association, as part of the 71st Republic Day celebrations.
“Our constitution has its history, significance, and written form. It is the world’s largest constitution. Our constitution written by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar gives equal importance to people belonging to all the sections of the society. Students should read it, understand and adopt it,” he said.
Sri D. Venkatachala, Senior Advocate, Kollegal, said that the constitution is the basis for our administrative system, judiciary, and all the laws. “It was adopted by the Constituent Assembly of India on 26 November 1949 and became effective on 26 January 1950. It has the pride of possessing the highest number of rights and the longest written constitution of any country,” he added.
Prof. Umesh, Principal, JSS Women’s College, Kollegal presided over the programme. In his address, he said, “our constitution empowers the people of the country. The greatest thing about our constitution is it gives equal rights to all and it is the greatest strength and respect of our country. This programme aims to educate you about the importance of our constitution, respecting Dr. B.R. Ambedkar who is the chief architect of the constitution and his achievements,” he explained.
Sri Mahadevakumar, President, Head Masters Association, Kollegal was present. Sri Basavadatta Mahadevaprasad compered the programme.
Sri Santhosh Kothari, inaugurating the programme, “Awareness on Law and Constitution.” Sri Basavadatta, Principal Prof. Umesh, Sri D. Venkatachala and Sri Mahadevakumar are seen in the picture.
Sri D. Venkatachala, addressing the students. Prof. Umesh, Principal and Sri Sri Santhosh Kothari are seen in the picture.
Students participating in the programme.