On R-Day eve, Rahul urges citizens to protect the Constitution


New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi has greeted the nation on the eve of Republic Day. He tweeted his letter and included,”On the eve of our 69th Republic Day, I’m writing this #LettertotheNation, to remind ourselves of the commitments we made in our Constitution. I wish each of you a very Happy Republic Day! Jai Hind.”

In this letter he said,” “On this Republic Day, let us renew our lifelong pledge to protect our constitution, the keystone of our cherished Republic and to defend it as one people, whenever it is endangered.”

Indicating that the constitution was threatened at present, Gandhi added, “More than ever before in the history of our young nation, we must defend these treasured commitments.” He said that Liberty to express ourselves freely, without fear of verbal or physical intimidation and violence. We are citizens of a democratic republic and our strength is built upon a diversity of religion, cultures, ideas and opinions.