Indian Institute of Management Ranchi Celebrates Constitution Day
- Campus Updates
- 26 Nov, 2023
The Indian Institute of Management Ranchi proudly hosted a seminar on the occasion of the 74th National Constitution Day, celebrating the visionary document that has guided the nation since its adoption on November 26, 1949. The event, held on Sunday, November 26th, 2023, served as a reflection on the enduring strength of India's democratic foundation and a reaffirmation of our commitment to justice, liberty, equality, and fraternity.
The seminar underscored the Constitution's significance as a guiding beacon for the nation's progress and inclusivity. It emphasized the values that define the soul of India's vibrant democracy and renewed the pledge to uphold these principles.
During the event, Prof. Angshuman Hazarika highlighted the unique journey of how the Constitution came into force, emphasizing the foresight in ensuring flexibility to accommodate the diverse needs of the nation. He stressed the importance of familiarizing oneself with the Constitution's topics, even if only part of the document.
Prof. Saakshi read the preamble of India, succinctly articulating the fundamental values and objectives embedded in the constitution. Prof. Aditya Shankar Mishra provided an introductory note and narrated a story illustrating how people often read the preamble or the Constitution without understanding its profound meaning. He highlighted the deliberate choice of starting with "WE" instead of "I" in the Constitution, symbolizing unity. Prof. Mishra urged managers to align their jobs and duties with the principles outlined in the preamble and the constitution, emphasizing that faith in the constitution sets India apart from neighboring countries.
Prof. Anand shared insights into how the constitution strives for parity and shared his journey as a citizen and voter. Prof. Tanushree Dutta concluded the enlightening session with a vote of thanks, expressing gratitude for the valuable contributions of the speakers and participants.
This seminar served as a testament to IIM Ranchi's commitment to fostering a deeper understanding of the Constitution and its enduring significance in shaping the nation's identity.