Republic Day 2022: Why Is 26 January Celebrated? Know Some Interesting Things!

Republic Day 2022: Every year Republic Day is celebrated with great pomp on 26 January. This time on 26 January 2022 we will celebrate our 73rd Republic Day. The tricolor is hoisted on this day in government and private establishments. It is the national festival of India. On the occasion of Republic Day in the country, programs are organized in schools and colleges. The parade is organized every year at the Red Fort in Delhi on the occasion of Republic Day. All Indian armies display their skills here. What is the special thing that is given so much attention on this day? We have brought some interesting things related to Republic Day for you:

Why celebrate Republic Day?

celebrate Republic Day

The Constitution of India was implemented in the year 1950. This day was made to become an independent republic and to establish the rule of law in the country. The Constitution of India was adopted by the Constituent Assembly on 26 November 1949. Then on 26 January 1950, the constitution was implemented with a democratic government system. So the Indian Constitution came into force after 2 years 11 months 18 days. India was declared a full republic on this day.

When was the Republic Day celebrated for the first time in India?

Republic Day celebrated in India

Republic Day was celebrated for the first time in India on 26 January 1950. The flag was hoisted on this day by the first President of India, Dr. Rajendra Prasad. He was given a 21-gun salute. With this India was declared a full republic. Republic Day is celebrated in the country every year since then on 26 January.

This time Republic Day 2022 will be different. The Republic Day program will start from 23rd January i.e. Subhash Chandra Bose Jayanti. Until the last few years, it used to start from January 24. This time even the Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate will not burn. The reason for this is that it has been merged into the National War Memorial.

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Importance of Republic Day

Importance of Republic Day

Republic Day has a very special significance in Indian history. Because all the struggles related to Indian independence are told on Republic Day. There is an important reason why 26 January is chosen as the Republic Day. In 1930, the Indian National Congress declared full independence on 26 January. At that time India’s independence from British rule was declared. Earlier, Independence Day (15 August 1947) was celebrated on 26 January till independence. After this this date was chosen as Republic Day.

Who hoists the flag

hoists the flag

The President participates in the Republic Day 2022 celebrations and unfurls the national flag. Along with this, the Governor of the respective states hoists the national flag in the Republic Day celebrations in the state capital. The Prime Minister hoists the national flag in the national capital on the occasion of Independence Day celebrations. In the state capitals, the Chief Minister participates in this ceremony and hoists the flag.

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