India gained Independence on 15th August 1947; however, India wasn’t fully independent as India was still following the old British constitution. Everything changed on the 26th of January 1950, when the Indian constitution was formally adopted. Thus, making India a republic state.
India was freed from almost 200 years of brutal and painful British rule in 1947, but it wasn’t free until 26th of January 1950, when the Indian constitution took place, finally making India a sovereign state and establishing itself as a republic nation.
The Constituent Assembly convened for the first time on 9 December 1946, and met for the final time on 26 November 1949, which is also observed as Constitution Day.
Republic day signifies and honors the right spirit of India and her long independence movement. Republic day honors the democracy of India and the rights of Indian citizens. it also honors the creation of the Indian constitution.
India celebrates Republic Day on the 26th of January, each year. The nation observes it as a national holiday.
India celebrates Republic Day with extreme joy and happiness. The national flag is hoisted by the president, which is followed by magnificent military and cultural parade from different states and government departments.
The President of India also bestows the Paramvir Chakra, Ashok Chakra, and Vir Chakra upon gallant soldiers, and the Padma Awards are given to the nation’s deserving civilians.
Every year, millions of people watch the live broadcast of the Republic Day Parade.
Today, India is celebrating her 74th Republic Day. This will be the first Republic Day for President Draupadi Murmu who will unfurl the tricolor on the recently inaugurated Kartavaya Path, to start the huge event of Republic Day.
Egypt’s president Abel Fattah El- Sisi is the chief guest at Republic Day celebrations. India is hosting a guest after two years of deadly pandemic.
India and Egypt agreed on Wednesday, January 25, 2023, to elevate their bilateral ties to “Strategic Partnership” covering political, security, defense, energy and economic aspects.
“India has invited Egypt as a special guest for the G-20 summit which shows our age-old relationship. We have decided that under the India-Egypt strategic partnership, we will create a long-term structure of cooperation on political, security, economic, and scientific areas,” said Prime Minister Modi announcing that the cope for cooperation in Indo-Egypt relation especially in the fields of defense and security is “unlimited”.
Today, Egypt’s president will join the rest of the Indians in celebrating the Republic Day as a chief guest. He will see both mighty military and cultural parades.