The entire Nation is lit up in tricolour to celebrate the 72nd Indian Republic Day on 26th January 2021. it's not just another legal holiday and is that the feeling of honour as India got independence from British rule out 1950 and got 'Purna Swaraj'. It's the day on which the Constitution of India officially came into effect. People celebrate republic day to mark the primary revolution against British regime.
Historical significance of Republic Day
January 26 carries sentimental significance for our country. it had been on January 26, 1930, that the Indian National Congress proclaimed the demand for complete independence within the Lahore session. then , on 26th January 1950, India came into existence as a Republic. And ever since then January 26 is widely known as Republic Day per annum . it's an excellent celebration and a flash of pride for the entire nation. The day reminds us about all the elemental rights and privileges the country has offered us. the whole nation is decked up in tricolour.
On the 26th of January, 1950, India celebrated its first Republic Day. The country got Independence on 15th August 1947, after which a constituent assembly was formed for creating the Constitution of India. It took two years to form the Constitution which was finally completed on 26th November 1949.
Most vital things happened on today . First, Nehru got elected because the President of the Indian National Congress, and second, 'Poorna Swaraj' meaning 'Complete Independence' was declared. Nehru promised his citizens to form them free from the oppressors. Thus, the 26th of January is widely known as Independence Day . Later it got changed as we got Independence on 15th August 1947.
Republic Day Celebration
Hence, the 26th of January is widely known as Republic Day. After Independence, making Constitution was important for the country. A constituent assembly was formed that later build the Constitution of India. an equivalent day is mentioned as Republic Day. All across the country people hoist the ensign and pay tribute to martyrs. The President of India raises the ensign at Rajpath in New Delhi followed by a grand celebration.
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