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Bangladesh Constitution Day today

Update : 04 Nov 2022, 11:39

The nation is being observed Constitution Day today (November 4) as the Constitution of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh was adopted by the Constituent Assembly of Bangladesh on November 4, 1972, and came into effect on December 16 in the same year.

After the country achieved Independence following a nine-month-long bloody war, a 34-member Constitution Drafting Committee was formed with Dr. Kamal Hossain as its chairman on April 11 in 1972.

The constitution has so far seen 17 amendments with the first one done just seven months inside its enforcement.

President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have greeted all citizens of the country on the occasion of the Bangladesh Constitution Day and called upon the people of the country to uphold the dignity of the constitution in establishing democratic values and the rule of law.

In the message, President said the constitution of Bangladesh is one of the most well-written constitutions in the world.

On the occasion of National Constitution Day, the President remembered Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman with the utmost respect. He urged everyone to come forward to materialize the dream of the Father of the Nation to build a happy and prosperous Sonar Bangladesh free from hunger and poverty by following the principles of the constitution.

In the message, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said responding to the call of the greatest Bangalee of all time and Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the long-awaited Constitution of the People's Republic of Bangladesh was adopted within 11 months of the final victory on December 16, 1971 through a long 23-year political struggle and nine months of bloody liberation war.

She firmly believed that the Constitution Day will play a very important role in building the future of Bangladesh from generation to generation imbued with the spirit of the history of freedom and struggle of the country and constitution.






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