Republic Day in India
Republic Day is a special and momentous occasion for India and the people living in India. Republic day in India is observed every year on 26th January to honor the Constitution of India as it was drafted on the same day in the year 1950. It was the day the Constitution of India, prepared by drafting committee headed by BR Ambedkar. The day is officially celebrated every year in the national capital of the country at Rajpath in the presence of the President. It is also observed in other states of the country. Indian Republic Day is a national holiday for the country and the day represents the true spirit of independent India. January 26, 2019, will be the 70
“We are Indians, firstly and lastly.” – B. R. Ambedkar
History of Republic Day in India
India celebrates Independence day because of the freedom from the British rule; the Republic day is celebrated for the coming into force of its constitution. A constitution was prepared and submitted to the assembly on 4th November in the year 1947. On 24th January of 1950, the first draft of Indian constitution was signed in both Hindi and English by the national assembly. Then the constitution of India came into effect on 26th January of 1950 which is celebrated as Republic day of the country. On the very same day India was declared as Purna Swaraj which means complete freedom and thus the day was started to celebrate every year as the anniversary of the Purna Swaraj. The first Indian Republic Day was dedicated three years after the independence of the country in 1950. On January 26, 1950, the first President of India, Dr Rajendra Prasad took an oath at Durbar Hall of government house. The constitution was drafted in such a way that the citizen’s of India could select their government.
Quotes about Indian Republic Day
“Let new India arise out of peasants cottage, grasping the plough, out of huts, cobbler and sweeper.” – Swami Vivekananda
“India has no dearth of brave young men and women and if they get the opportunity and help then we can compete with other nations in space exploration and one of them will fulfil her dreams.” – Atal Behari Vajpayee
“The new republic should be based on diversity, respect and equal rights for all.” – Evo Morales
“Citizenship consists in the service of the country.” – Jawaharlal Nehru
“Democracy means nothing if people are not able to work the democracy for the common good.” – Chandra Bhushan
“At the dawn of history India started on her unending quest, and trackless centuries are filled with her striving and the grandeur of her success and her failures. Through good and ill fortune alike she [India] has never lost sight of that quest or forgotten the ideals which gave her strength.” – Jawaharlal Nehru
“A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people.” – Mahatma Gandhi
Images for Happy Republic Day in India
Happy Republic Day 2019 Wishes
“Freedom In The Mind, Strength In The Words, Pureness In Our Blood, Pride In Our Souls, Zeal In Our Hearts, Lets Salute Our India On Republic Day.” – Happy Republic Day 2019!
“Let us remember the golden heritage of our country and feel proud to be a part of India.” – Happy Republic Day 2019!
“One Nation, One Vision, One Identity. No Nation is Perfect, it needs to be made perfect. Meri Pehchaan Mera India.” – Happy Republic Day 2019!
“Never Forget The Hero’s Who Sacrificed Their Lives To Bring Up This Glorious Day To India.” – Happy Republic Day 2019!
“31 states, 1618 languages, 6400 castes, 6 religions, 6 ethnic groups, 29 major festivals & 1 country! Be proud to be an Indian.” – Happy Republic Day!
“Thousands laid down their lives for us to celebrate this day. On this 68th year of this significant day, let’s take a pledge that we will never forget their sacrifices.” – Happy Republic Day 2019!
“Watan hamara aisa koi na chhod paaye, Rishta hamara aisa koi na tod paaye, Dil ek hai ek jaan hai hamari, Hindustan hamara hai hum iski shaan hain.” – Happy Republic Day 2019!
“Daag Gulami Ka Dhoya Hai Jaan Luta Kar, Deep Jalaye Hai Kitne Deep Bhujha Kar, Mili Hai Jab Yeh Azadi To Fir Is Azadi Ko. Rakhna Hoga Har Dushman Se Aaj Bachakar.” – Happy Republic Day 2019!
“Our life is full of colours, and I hope this 26th January, will add more colours in your life.” – Happy Republic Day 2019!
Other Celebrations on January 26
January 26 is also celebrated as
- National Spouses Day
- Australia Day
- National Peanut Brittle Day
- National Seed Swap Day
- Visit Your Local Quilt Shop Day
How to celebrate Republic Day in India
Republic day is celebrated every year in the national capital of India, New Delhi at Rajpath in the presence of the President of India. The government of India organises the events and celebrations for the people at the Rajpath. An extraordinary parade and various events will be held by the military team and other civilian at the Rajpath in front of the Indian Gate. The ceremony will commence in New Delhi when the Prime Minister of the country offers garland at the Amar Jawan Jyothi at the India gate to pay tribute to all the sacrifices of the Indian army soldiers while serving their country. Various National Awards like Maha Veer Chakra, Ashok Chakra, Param Veer Chakra and other Bravery Awards will be handed out to the soldiers of armed forces, ordinary people and students. Officers of Armed Forces perform motorcycle ride and staffs from Air Force perform fly parade through fighter flights making an exciting show by the smoke. The massive celebration includes prime minister’s rally and Lok Tarang-National Folk Dance Festival from 24th of January to the 29th of January. The day is celebrated even in the state capitals in the presence of Governor by hosting the national flag of the country. Indian Republic Day 2019 is celebrated throughout India by the citizen of the country with great enthusiasm and joy by hosting flag, singing the national anthem and sharing sweets in schools, colleges and various other institutions. Celebration brings people together as a sign of patriotism. Post Pictures and share your celebrations on the social media’s like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and much more by using the hashtag #HappyRepublicDay or #RepublicDay,