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Republic Day

Republic Day

Republic Day

  • By Rohit
  • Dec 20, 2019

The Republic Day is a national occasion of India, praised each year on 26th January. Republic Day is celebrated on 26th January consistently in India. The day denotes the power of the nation, as on 26 Jan 1950, the Constitution of India was adopted. The mark festivity of the occasion is the Republic Day Parade, which helds in New Delhi.

How Republic Day is celebrated in New Delhi?

Republic Day is celebrated with extraordinary pride and energy all over India. Each and every year on this day a terrific parade is held in New Delhi. The procession (parade) begins from the Raisina Hill close to the Rashtrapati Bhavan (President's Palace), along the Rajpath, India Gate and onto the Red Fort. The various regiments of the Army, Air Force, and Navy take part in the parade with all their frippery and real decorations. The President of India salutes India's tri-color Flag and resembles the country.

On this day Indians gladly fly their tricolor Flag, sing enthusiastic melodies like "Vande Mataram", "Jan Gan Man" and praise to all freedom fighters who sacrifice their whole life in serving our great nation.

How is Republic Day celebrated All Over the Country?

Aside from the fantastic festivals in the capital, Republic Day is also celebrated in various regions of the nation at various levels, for example, in urban areas, the region central command, panchayats, schools, and workplaces.

  • Mumbai - Individuals go to the Republic Day Parade at Shivaji Park in Central Mumbai.
  • Bangalore - Individuals commemorate Republic Day at the Field Marshal Manekshaw Parade Ground, which holds a procession and cultural fair.
  • Kolkata - Individuals witness the Republic Day march which is held along the Red Road close to the Maidan.
  • Chennai - Republic Day festivities happen at Marina Beach and Kamaraj Salai.

Republic Day History

India became autonomous of the United Kingdom on 15 August 1947. India didn't have a constant constitution at that duration. The drafting panel introduced the constitution's first draft to the national get together on November 4, 1947. The national get together marked the last English and Hindi language variants of the constitution on January 24, 1950.

India's constitution passed on Republic Day i.e. on January 26, 1950. This date was chosen as it was the commemoration of Purna Swaraj Day, which was held on January 26, 1930. The constitution enabled India's residents to oversee themselves by picking their own legislature. Dr. Rajendra Prasad made a vow as India's first president at the Durbar Hall in the Government House, and at Irwin Stadium he hoisted the Indian Flag. As far back as the noteworthy day, January 26 is celebrated with merriment and devoted intensity crosswise over India.

Republic Day Parade Ticket Costs

Since the Republic Day Parade is a ticketed occasion, you can purchase your tickets that go marked down, two or three weeks before the occasion is held. A couple of legitimate departmental counters which can be gotten for obtaining the tickets incorporate -

  • Red Fort, Purani Delhi Palace
  • Pragati Maidan at Bhairon Road Gate No.1
  • Jantar Mantar, Main Gate Entrance
  • India Gate, Jamnagar House Building
  • The legislature of India - Tourist Office at Connaught Place in New Delhi
  • Parliament House at the Reception Office Gate

The tickets cost Rs 500, and the open seats cost Rs 200, 100 and 50, separately. Tickets are conveyed on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Republic Day Celebration

 

Day

Date

Name

Sat

Jan 26, 2008

Republic Day

Mon

Jan 26, 2009

Tue

Jan 26, 2010

Wed

Jan 26, 2011

Thu

Jan 26, 2012

Sat

Jan 26, 2013

Sun

Jan 26, 2014

Mon

Jan 26, 2015

Tue

Jan 26, 2016

Thu

Jan 26, 2017

Fri

Jan 26, 2018

Sat

Jan 26, 2019

Sun

Jan 26 2020

National Anthem of India - "Jan gan man"

Jana gana mana adhinaayak jaya hai

Bhaarat bhagya vidhaata

Panjaab, sindh, gujraat, maraatha

Draavid utkal banga

Vindya, himaachal, yamuna, ganga

Utchchhal jaldhi taranga

Tab shubh naame jaage

Tab shubh aashish maage

Gaahe tab jay gaatha

Jana gana mangal daayak jay he

Bhaarat bhagya vidhaata

Jaya hey... (3)

Jaya jaya jaya jaya hey..

The National Song Of India - "Vande Mantarm"

Vande Mataram!

Sujalam suphalam, malayaja shitalam,

Shasyashyamalam, Mataram!

Shubhrajyotsna pulakitayaminim,

Phullakusumita drumadala shobhinim,

Suhasinim, sumadhura bhashinim,

Sukhadam, varadam, Mataram!

 

Saptakotikantha kalakala ninada karale

Dvisaptakoti bhujair dhrita-khara karavale

Abala kena ma eta bale

Bahubala dharinim, namami tarinim,

Ripudalavarinim Mataram!

 

Tumi vidya, tumi dharma,

Tumi hridi, tumi marma,

Tvam hi pranah sharire!

 

Bahute tumi ma shakti,

Hridaye tumi ma bhakti,

Tomarayipratima gari mandire mandire!

 

Tvam hi Durga dashapraharana dharini,

Kamala, Kamaladalaviharini,

Vani, vidyadayini namami tvam,

 

Namami Kamalam, amalam, atulam,

Sujalam, suphalam, Mataram,

Vande Mataram!

 

Shyamalam, saralam, susmitam, bhushitam,

Dharanim, bharanim, Mataram!

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