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Facts about Constitution Day every Indian must know
Constitution Day of India is celebrated on 26 November every year. Until recently, 26th November was also known as National Law Day.
Constitution of India was neither printed nor typed. It was handwritten and calligraphed in both Hindi and English.
It's the longest-written constitution of any independent country of the world.
Currently, the original copies have been kept in special helium-filled cases in the Library of Parliament.
Constitution of India borrowed several ideas from other countries, hence, it is known as a bag of borrowings.
Concept of 5-year plans was taken from USSR. Directive principles were taken from Ireland.
Concepts of Liberty, Equality and Fraternity were taken from the French Constitution.
The law, which the Supreme Court of India follows, was taken from Japan.
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