New Delhi, June 19
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the country is making collective efforts to bring to the fore the untold chapters of the freedom movement during the Amrit Mahotsav of Independence.
He was speaking at the release of ‘Bhartiya Samvidhan: Ankahi Kahani’, a book authored by veteran journalist Padmashri Ram Bahadur Rai, the Chancellor of the Shree Guru Gobind Singh Tricentenary University, Gurugram, on Saturday in Delhi.
PM Modi said in his video message that the warriors who were forgotten after sacrificing everything, the events forgotten after giving a new direction to the freedom struggle and the thoughts that gave energy to the freedom struggle also got away from our resolves. After Independence.
The country is now tying them together again so that the consciousness of the past can be strengthened in the India of the future. That is why today the youth of the country are researching and writing books on untold history.
Many events are being organized under Amrit Mahotsav. This book ‘Indian Constitution: The Untold Story’ will serve to give a new impetus to this campaign of the country. The untold chapters of our Constitution along with the history of independence will give a fresh perspective to the youth of the country and broaden their discourse,” the PM added, according to a statement from the university.
The Prime Minister also stressed on the need for wider awareness about the Constitution.
“How Gandhiji took forward the concept of our Constitution, Sardar Patel freed the Indian Constitution from communalism by abolishing the separate electoral system on the basis of religion, Dr. Ambedkar Preamble of the Constitution giving shape to ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’ , and scholars like Dr Rajendra Prasad trying to connect the Constitution with the soul of India, this book introduces us to such untold aspects,” he said.
Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh and Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha also appreciated Rai’s efforts, the statement said.
Senior editor Achyutanand Mishra presided over the program. Sachchidanand Joshi, Member, INGCA and Manmohan Singh Chawla, Managing Trustee, SGT University welcomed the guests.