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Calling the base constructor in C#

To call base constructor in C# we can have colon ":" followed by base() method at constructor level of child class, then you will need to pass any required parameters from parent class.

using System;

public class Person {
	public Person(string personName) {
  		Console.WriteLine("Printing person name from base constructor {0}", personName);

public class Student : Person {
    public Student(string studentName) : base(studentName) {
  		Console.WriteLine("Printing person name from object {0}", studentName);

public class Program
    public static void Main(string[] args)
        Student student = new Student("William");


Printing person name from base constructor William
Printing person name from object William


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