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Republic Day 2023: Know these special things and importance about Republic Day. Lifestyle News in Hindi

Every year 26 January is celebrated as Republic Day in India. India is celebrating its 74th Republic Day this year. In the year 1947, the country got independence from the British Raj and later on 26 January 1950, India got its constitution. The Indian Constitution came into force on 26 January 1950 and with this India became a sovereign state, which was declared a republic. Dr. BR Ambedkar headed the drafting committee of the constitution. Republic was declared, so this day is celebrated as Republic Day.

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Republic Day is celebrated with great pomp across the country. The main attraction of Republic Day celebrations is the parade which starts from Rajpath, Delhi and ends at India Gate. On this day the President of the country hoists the flag at the Rajpath in New Delhi. On this day, along with cultural programmes, the Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force also showcase India’s cultural and social heritage through parades and airshows.

History of Republic Day 2023: History

The Indian Constitution came into force on 26 January 1950. The Constituent Assembly, whose purpose was to draft the Constitution of India, held its first session on 9 December 1946. The last assembly session ended on November 26, 1949, and the constitution was adopted a year later.

Significance of Republic Day 2023: Significance

Republic Day symbolizes the spirit of independent India. On this day in 1950, the Indian National Congress declared Poorna Swaraj, a declaration of India’s independence from colonial rule. The day also reminds Indian citizens of the power to democratically choose their government. The nation observes this day as a national holiday for the establishment of the Indian Constitution.

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