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President Kovind wishes countrymen on Dussehra

IndiaTimes Sunday, 25 October 2020
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Ram Nath Kovind Ram Nath Kovind 14th and current President of India

Soldiers in Siachen, Kargil recite preamble; PM speaks on Constitution Day [Video]

Soldiers in Siachen, Kargil recite preamble; PM speaks on Constitution Day

On the occasion of India's Constitution Day, soldiers deployed in Siachen and Kargil recited the preamble to the Constitution. They 'reaffirmed their commitment' to the Constitution, the Defence MInistry said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also addressed the nation and stressed on the importance of performance of duties in order to safeguard rights. Giving a mantra of KYC, or 'Know Your Constitution', he said that people need to gain a 'comprehensive understanding' of the document. President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, also led the nation in recitation of the preamble. India's Constituent Assembly had adopted the Constitution on November 26, 1949. Watch the full video for more.

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Watch: Prez Kovind leads nation in reading Preamble to Constitution of India [Video]

Watch: Prez Kovind leads nation in reading Preamble to Constitution of India

President Ram Nath Kovind led the nation in reading the Preamble to the Constitution of India on the occasion of Constitution Day, which is celebrated on November 26. The event was organised via video conferencing. On this day, in 1949, the Constitution of India was adopted by the Constituent Assembly.

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India's ancient books have mention of democratic values: President Kovind [Video]

India's ancient books have mention of democratic values: President Kovind

While addressing at the 80th All India Presiding Officers' Conference in Gujarat's Kevadia on November 25, President Ram Nath Kovind said, "I am glad that the Indian government since 2015, has taken the decision to celebrate Constitution Day on every 26th of November." "Today, when democratic institutions are being questioned around the world, the Indian institutions are gaining more strength. Our ancient books have mentions of democratic values. Our founding fathers gave a final form to these sentiments in the Constitution," he added.

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Vijayadashami Vijayadashami Annual Hindu festival, celebrated at the end of Navaratri

Potters, decorative items sellers pin hope on Diwali to bring back glitter to business [Video]

Potters, decorative items sellers pin hope on Diwali to bring back glitter to business

Potters and sellers of decorative items in Jaipur are hoping for a good sale this Diwali which is coming under the shadow of COVID-19 pandemic. Recent festivals like Dussehra, Navratri and Eid were impacted by the virus and shopkeepers didn't get expected footfall of customers as compared to previous years. People are also boycotting Chinese products because of the recent standoff between Indian and Chinese troops in Galwan Valley.

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Watch: Effigies of Ravan, Kumbhakarn, Meghnad burnt in Kolkata [Video]

Watch: Effigies of Ravan, Kumbhakarn, Meghnad burnt in Kolkata

Effigies of Ravan, Kumbhakarn and Meghnad burnt at Kolkata's Salt Lake as part of Vijayadashami celebrations on October 26. The 10th day of Sharad Navratri is celebrated as Dussehra or Vijayadashami. The effigies of Ravan burnt in open fields to symbolises the victory of good over evil.

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Watch: Mysuru city lits up on occasion of 'Dasara' [Video]

Watch: Mysuru city lits up on occasion of 'Dasara'

Mysuru city illuminated on occasion of 'Dasara' on Oct 26. 'Dasara' is one of the prominent festivals of the region. However, due to COVID-19 pandemic, the 'Dasara' festival is celebrated with little restrain this year.

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