Celebration of Republic Day in India.

Souvik By Souvik, 27th Jan 2014 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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The article speaks about the importance of Republic Day in the life of Indians. The day is celebrated all over the country with flag hoisting and other activities.

Republic Day.

26th January is a special day for Indians. It is on that day in 1950, India became a Republic. So the day is celebrated well across the country.

Flag hoisting.

On the day of Republic Day, in Government offices, schools, colleges and universities all around the country, the Indian flag is hoisted by Governors, Ministers, Vice-Chancellors of Educational Institutions.


Speeches on the freedom struggle movement of the country are given by the Institutional heads, Academicians, students and other groups of people.


Songs are sung and instruments played on subjects relating to humanity, equality and implementing the values framed by the Indian Constitution.


There are lot of brilliant songs sung in India relating to social issues like Dr. Bhupen Hazarika's "o ganga tum, o ganga behti ho kyun", "insaan insaan ke liye", Mohammad Rafi's 'apni azaadi ko hum hargeez meeta sakte nahin", Mukesh's "choro kalki baten", to name a few.

National anthem.

On the day of 26th January, national anthem "jana gana mana" composed by Rabindranath Tagore and "bande mataram" composed by Bankim Chandra Chatterjee is sung in institutions.


Participants in the Republic Day celebrations are given prizes, awards and momentus by the Government and educational institutions.

All India celebration.

The celebrations take place in every part of India, namely the cities Jodhpur, Jaipur in Rajasthan, as well as the metros in India namely New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai.


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author avatar Souvik
27th Jan 2014 (#)

Both 15th August and 26th January are days of pride for the Indians.

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author avatar Fern Mc Costigan
28th Jan 2014 (#)

Nice post Souvik and I bet you did a godd job as an MC, Long Live a free India!

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author avatar M G Singh
28th Jan 2014 (#)

nice post. R Day is important for all Indians

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author avatar Souvik
28th Jan 2014 (#)

Dear Fern, thanks a lot for the appreciation of my song.

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author avatar Souvik
28th Jan 2014 (#)

Dear Madanji,
Happy republic day to you as well.

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