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Constitution is our guiding light, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday participated in the Constitution debate in the Rajya Sabha. As it happened:

5:31 pm: Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar wanted India to industrialise: Modi

5:25 pm: We have to look for reasons for uniting people; keep promoting unity and harmony: Modi

5:18 pm: Our Constitution is not about laws only. It is a social document. We admire these facets of our Constitution: Modi

5:13 pm: The country is looking at us and we have some reponsibilities to fulfill: Modi

5:02 pm: The Constitution should be a celebration and the message of the Constitution must reach the future generations: Modi

4:59 pm: Our nation cannot forget or ignore the exemplary contribution of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar: Modi

4:58 pm: This debate is special because we mark the 125th birth anniversary of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar: Modi

4:56 pm: The main reason behind celebrating our Constitution was to make our young people aware of our great leaders of the past: Modi

4:53 pm: If there is something we turn to when we need guidance, inspiration it is the Constitution: Modi

Earlier, the Opposition-sponsored debate on intolerance continued in the Rajya Sabha, with the Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi saying that the BJP MPs were asked not to make provocative statements as it deflected from Mr. Modi’s developmental agenda.


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