Why Republic Day Matters: A Look at the Past, Present and Future

Why Republic Day Matters: A Look at the Past, Present and Future

Our brave heroes waged a valiant struggle for years so that the future generations could live their lives with freedom and dignity. This is a day to celebrate them and what they fought for. Wishing you all a very Happy Republic Day!

Republic Day marks the adoption of India's constitution and the country's transition to a republic on January 26, 1950. Every year, the celebrations marking the day feature spectacular military and cultural pageantry. In New Delhi, armed forces personnel march along the Kartavya path in an elaborate display of military might. The epic show on Kartavya's path eclipses everything else happening across the country on this auspicious day.

The celebrations, inaugurated with a grand parade, are held in the capital, New Delhi, from Raisina Hill near the Rashtrapati Bhavan (President's House), along the Kartavya path, past India Gate and onto the historic Red Fort.

Republic Day celebrations are marked with much enthusiasm in the country. On this day, the President unfurls the national flag followed by spectacular military and cultural pageantry. Additionally, the President of India distributes Padma Awards to the deserving civilians of the country, and brave soldiers are awarded Paramvir Chakra, Ashok Chakra and Vir Chakra. Live webcast of the Republic Day Parade is also made accessible every year to millions of people.

The day is celebrated with full vigor and patriotism across the country. This year the Republic Day celebrations are starting a day earlier on January 23 instead of January 24, to bring Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s birth anniversary into the fold of the Republic Day celebrations.

The celebrations, inaugurated with a grand parade, are held in the capital, New Delhi, from Raisina Hill near the Rashtrapati Bhavan (President's House), along the Kartavya path, past India Gate and onto the historic Red Fort.

On this day, ceremonious parades take place at the Kartavya path, which is performed as a tribute to India, its unity in diversity and its rich cultural heritage by the states of India by building beautiful tableaus. It is a day to celebrate the cultural and military heritage of India and to reaffirm the nation's commitment to building a strong, united and prosperous country.

This year, the week-long celebrations will feature India’s largest drone show, a military tattoo and tribal dance festival, the parade, and the Beating Retreat ceremony.

My Gov calls on the citizens to participate in various contests on the occasion of 74th Republic Day and do their bit to strengthen India’s Republic and Democratic values

Freedom Fighters of India are the real hero of India. Here we tell you about some of the greatest freedom fighters of India. The freedom we enjoy does not come easily. Behind this freedom, there is a struggle of our freedom fighters who did not care about their lives and devoted their lives to the motherland of India

First Freedom Fighter of India - Mahatama Gandhi


The first Freedom fighter of India is Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi is known as the Father of the Nation for his enormous sacrifices for India. He not only led India to independence, but he also served as an inspiration for many other independence campaigns and human rights movements throughout the world. Gandhi is credited for introducing the idea of nonviolence to India. He believed that independence would be accomplished by a mixture of nonviolent protest and refusal to cooperate with the British. The fact that he was able to enlist the masses in the independence movement is to his credit. Under his leadership, the historic Non-Cooperation movement, the Dandi March, and the Quit India campaign were all launched

Woman Freedom Fighter of India - Rani Laxmi Bai


The Queen of Jhansi was one of the most tenacious Revolutionary Warfighters. She motivated countless women across the country to fight for India’s independence, and she continues to encourage women to fight for their rights today. In the year 1858, she defended her castle with her newborn infant when it was overrun by British forces.

The Ghost Protector of the Indian Army

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We have all seen Smart, young people of their country doing duty in their country’s Army. But has anyone seen a Ghost doing duty in the Army of any country? In Indian Army, the Ghost of "Baba" Harbhajan Singh who died during the 1962 China - India War still does his duty on Nathula Pass in eastern Sikkim. Baba" Harbhajan Singh was a soldier in the Indian Army & worked in the Dogra Regiment during the 1962 China-India War. This soldier died near the Nathula Pass in eastern Sikkim - India while on duty. Mr. Harbhajan Singh got drowned in a glacier during the 1962 China-India War. He was searched for everywhere & he was found three days later and was cremated with full military honors.

The legend goes like this Harbhajan Singh led the Search Party to his body, and later, through a dream, instructed one of his colleagues to build and maintain a Temple/Shrine after him. A shrine was built at his Samadhi in the hills.

India is considered as one of the most populous and diverse countries with a rapidly growing economy. With the world's second-largest population and growing middle class, India is seen as a potential market for international trade and investment. India is likely to be diverse and multifaceted, reflecting the country's complex and dynamic society.

That the country will continue to experience strong economic growth in the coming years, driven by factors such as a large and young workforce, a growing middle class, and increasing foreign investment. The digital revolution and the adoption of technology are expected to play a key role in economic growth, and some predict that India will become a major player in the global technology industry.

India will be grateful to the brave men and women who sacrificed their lives in service of the nation. The exemplary motivates crores of Indian's.