Republic day of India – How celebrates on 26th January Every year

On this 26th January, It will be the 72nd Republic day of India. Since 1950, the people of India have been celebrating this day When the Indian constitution took into effect. All around the nation, many functions are organized including hold the Republic Day Parade in New Delhi.

It has to see, what will the republic day be like in the COVID19 pandemic and during the ongoing farmer protest? Where Farmers have been camped on the Delhi border for the last two months almost. On another side, they have announced to celebrate this Republic Day differently in New Delhi.

History of Republic Day of India:

After independence in India, Drafting Committee chaired by Dr. BR Ambedkar presented the Constitution to India. It came into effect on 26th January 1950. This day was chosen because Indian National Congress had demands Purna Swaraj from the Colonial rule of the British era in 1930 on the same day.

How Celebrated Republic Day in India?

Republic Day is celebrated in the honor of Indian Constitution. All around the nation, Government and Non-Government bodies organize many events to show the strength of Independent India.

The ceremony of Hoisting Indian National Flag

Where the present president of India hoists the Indian National Flag at India Gate in New Delhi. On the other side, waving the national flag in schools and colleges is regular nationwide. Many cultural events are held to show the history of getting Freedom.

The Military Parade is held at Rajpath, New Delhi, and is organized by the Minister of Defense. All the three Army, Navy, and Airforce participate and show their strength and advancement.

In the honor of martyrs who have sacrificed their lives for the nation

The Prime Minister of India pays homage to the martyrs by placing his thumb at the Immortal Jawan Jyoti at India Gate. After that, This is followed by a 21-gun salute, then is the hoisting of the national flag, and then the national anthem.

Awarded Ceremony during the Republic Day of India

Brave soldiers are awarded Paramvir Chakra, Ashok Chakra, and Vir Chakra. Citizens are also awarded for their extraordinary activity for the nation. These awards are in honor of courage.

Saluting ceremony

where the winners of Gallantry awards salute the president. Then the Military shows their power. A march-post also takes by police, armed forces, and national cadet corps with the president of India, are received the solute from different regiments. The Parade ends when Air Force fighter jets flypast Janpath.

Millions of people, including foreigners, are eye-witnesses of India’s Republic Day celebrations through physical presence, live TV telecasts, the Internet, etc.

Celebrations can be seen on small scale also. In the State Capitals where the Governor of the state unfurls the national flag. Right there, the same celebrations are also held at district headquarters, subdivisions, talukas, and panchayats.

Retreat ceremony of celebration of Republic Day

A retreat ceremony is held to denote the end of republic day festivities from 26th to 29th January. During the performance on the last 29th January, Drummers play the “Saare Jahan Se Achcha“(popular Indian martial). In the evening at 6 O’clock, Nation Anthem is sung after lowered the National Flag, indicate the ends of the Republic Day Celebration.


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