Republic day is a National festival, which is celebrated on 26th January every year in India. It is known as “Gantantra Diwas” in Hindi.
India is officially known as “Republic of India”. India is a country where the elected representatives of the people govern the country. We have the right to vote and the power to choose our government. We are proud of our fundamentals rights.
Democracy is a very important part of the Constitution of India. Today we have a strong democracy. India has a fair and independent judicial system.
Holiday: Republic Day is a National holiday in India.
The Indian tri-colour flag is hoisted by the President of India at Rajpath, New Delhi. The flag hoisting ceremony is followed by the Republic day Parade. The India Army, Navy and Air Force participate in the parade.
The flag hoisting ceremony is held all over the country in schools, colleges, universities and societies. Various cultural programmes are also held at various places. People of all caste and creed celebrate the festival together.
Significance and Importance
- India became a democratic country on 26th January, 1950.
- On this day, the constitution of India was officially adopted. The chief architect of the Constitution of India was Dr. B. R. Ambedkar.
- Rajendra Prasad, the first President of Independent India, took the oath for office on this day in 1950. Our first President gave a speech that was greeted warmly by the citizens of India.