Republic Day India

Historical Significance: Republic Day in India is celebrated on January 26th each year to commemorate the day in 1950 when the Constitution of India came into effect, replacing the Government of India Act (1935) as the governing document.

Parade in Delhi:  A grand parade takes place in the capital city, New Delhi, showcasing the cultural diversity and military might of the country. The President of India takes the salute, and the event is attended by various dignitaries.

Guest of Honor:  India often invites a chief guest from another country to attend the Republic Day celebrations. The presence of a foreign dignitary is a symbol of India's diplomatic ties and global relationships.

Ceremonial Flag Hoisting: The day begins with the Prime Minister of India laying a wreath at the Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate, paying homage to the soldiers who sacrificed their lives for the country. The national flag is then hoisted at various government buildings across the country.

Cultural Programmes:  In addition to the military parade, Republic Day celebrations include vibrant cultural performances from different states and regions of India. These performances showcase the rich and diverse heritage of the country.