Democracy survives because of Constitution, says legislator
Mulbagal, January 26 2012, DHNS:
The Indian democracy has survived several obstacles and remains strong
thanks to a firm foundation laid by the Constitution, said legislator
Presiding over the Republic Day programme in the town, he said the
Constitution has facilitated provisions for people belonging to
Backward Classes and SC/ST.
P Jayamadhava, tahsildar, said the Constitution has undergone
amendment 95 times. "There are, however, several more amendments
necessary in relation to various issues," he said.
Hundred per cent literacy is an important factor in establishing
equality and sovereignty of the people in the country, said N
Speaking at the Republic Day celebrations on the Government Girls'
School campus, Sampangi called upon the people to remember the
contributions of leaders who strived to get Independence from British
"The leaders succeeded in freeing the nation from the grip of
foreigners. Today, however, providing police security and commandos
for a function like Republic Day has become a necessity," the
Sampangi said Bagepalli and Gudibande taluks will be developed in
phases. Priority will be given to provision of education, drinking
water and better roads. Bagepalli town will be given an underground
drainage system and drinking water facility, he added.
T A Hanumantharaya, tahsildar, hoisted the flag. School children
presented cultural and other programmes under guidance of Nataraj,
taluk inspector of physical education.
The State government has failed in fulfilling its promise of providing
a secure and pro-people administration, accused legislator V
Speaking during the Republic Day celebrations at the Nehru Stadium on
Thursday, Muniyappa said the government should live up to the
expectations of the citizens.
He appreciated the fact that in spite of several internal conflicts
and problems of various kinds, India still had an important position
in World politics. He called upon the youth to become self-dependent
and unite to build a strong nation. "Stronger the democracy, stronger
the nation. We should ensure that every last person below the poverty
line gets all necessary facilities," he said.
Bheema Naik, tahsildar, said regardless of the development of India,
it is still considered a developing nation. "For this, we should all
work to rid the country of terrorism, pollution, economic disparity
and other problems and make India a powerful nation," he added.
Students of various schools presented guard of honour. There were also
cultural events by schoolchildren.
M V Danaprakash, headmaster of the Sabarmati High School, called upon
the students to recognise the importance of the Indian Constitution
and remember not just to fight for one's rights, but also to fulfil
He spoke presiding over the Republic Day programme at the grounds of
the High School in Sugatur in the Srinivaspur legislative
He also stressed on the importance of education in working for the
development of the nation.
P Balakrishnappa, teacher, said the Indian Constitution is one of the
best in the world. "It has been created in a way that helps the
development of all social classes. The far-sightedness of our older
generation is reflected in our Constitution," he said.
"Rights and duties are merely two sides of the same coin. It is only
when we balance them well can we maintain a peaceful society. Which is
why, we must recognise the contributions of the makers of the
Constitution," Balakrishnappa reminded.
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