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    Samvidhaan – Episode 1/10

    We have here, ladies and gentlemen, an original copy of the Constitution of India. One of a 1000 made specially… …for the members of the Constituent Assembly. who toiled day and night for 3 years to complete this book. I present to you the Constitution of India! This is no ordinary book. It is a symbol of our nation. But have you ever wondered what exactly is a nation? Social scientists say that people of one race, one religion, one language, one flag and following one law constitutes a nation. But the Indian subcontinent with with its many languages, religions, cultures and races cannot be fixed into narrow definitions. Such…

  • Samvidhaan – Episode 3/10
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    Samvidhaan – Episode 3/10

    Five days after Independence, the Constituent Assembly met again. With the joy of being free, many complaints emerged. Before we begin I want to draw your attention to an important issue On Independence day, at Agra Fort, lakhs of people had gathered for the flag hoisting ceremony. A British officer said that if the Union Jack was replaced by the new flag he won’t allow any soldier to participate in the ceremony. We cannot tolerate any insult to our national flag. I would request the President to ask the leader of the house Pandit Nehru, to make a statement. Regarding the incidents of the 14th-15th August, I would now request…