New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi reminded citizens of fundamental duties on Constitution Day. Modi on Saturday said that as the country moves towards the centenary of its independence, the first priority of citizens should be to perform fundamental duties to take it to greater heights. Addressing the Constitution Day celebrations at the Supreme Court, Modi said the whole world is looking towards India which is achieving rapid development and economic growth. Quoting Mahatma Gandhi, Modi said fundamental rights are responsibilities that citizens must fulfill with utmost dedication and true honesty. The Prime Minister said, ‘Be it an individual or an institution, our duties are our first priority. Amrit Kaal is the era of duties for us. Modi also remembered those killed in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack in 2008, which happened when India was celebrating the adoption of the Constitution.
Modi on Saturday paid tributes to the great men who gave the Constitution and reiterated his commitment to fulfill his vision for the nation. “Today, on Constitution Day, we pay tribute to the great men who gave us our Constitution and reiterate our commitment to fulfill their vision for our country,” Modi tweeted.
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The Prime Minister also launched new initiatives under the e-Adalat project, which provides services to litigants, lawyers and the judiciary through information and communication technology enabled courts. Initiatives launched by Modi include ‘Virtual Justice Clock’, ‘Justice’ mobile app 2.0, Digital Courts and ‘S3WAS’ website.