Republic Day in India is celebrated on January 26th each year. This day is called as “Gantantra Diwas” ( गणतन्त्र दिवस ) in Hindi. It is one of the 3 gazetted national holidays of India and a national festival which is celebrated with great patriotic fervor by the Indians.
Republic Day Celebration
India got Independence on 15th August but 26 January is the day which marks the anniversary of the adoption of the Indian Constitution. The Constitution was passed by the Constituent Assembly of India on November 26th, 1949 and was adopted on January 26th, 1950, completing the country’s transition from non-republic to an Independent Republic nation.
The main celebration of this day takes place in the national capital of the country, i.e., in Delhi at Rajpath, where the Indian flag is hoisted by the Indian president. Flag Hoisting is followed by the National Anthem, the march past of the three armed forces of India and different cultural programmes representing different parts of India.
The President also gives speech to the people of India. After the flag is hoisted by the Indian President at Rajpath the flag is also hoisted by the Heads of each and every big or small Organisations of India.
This year the flag will be hoisted by Shri Ram Nath Kovind Hon’ble President of India. This year in 2018, 69th Republic day will be celebrated and it is going to nominate itself in one of the most important events of the Indian history.
Chief Guest of Republic Day 2018
This year Head of ASEAN States are the guest of honor in this ceremony. Chief Guest are 10 Leaders of 10 ASEAN Countries. 10 Guests are :
Joko Widodo, President, Indonesia,
Mohd Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak, Prime Minister, Malaysia,
Rodrigo Roa Duterte, President, Philippines,
Lee Hsien Loong prime minister of Singapore,
General Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister, Thailand,
Haji Hassanal, Sultan of Brunei,
Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Prime Minister, Vietnam,
Thongloun Sisoulith, Prime Minister, Lao PDR,
Aung San Suu Kyi incumbent State Counsellor, Myanmar, &
Hun Sen, Prime Minister, Cambodia
I wish you all a very Happy Republic Day….. Jai Hind Jai Bharat
आप सभी को गणतन्त्र दिवस की हार्दिक शुभकामनाएं ….जय हिन्द जय भारत