We all know the importance of Independence day which is celebrated on August 15 of every year. India became independent from British rule in 1947 August 15 and that is the reason behind the celebration of Independence as we all know. But republic day, not many of us know the reason behind this celebration. Republic day is the day on which the constitution of India came into effect. It happened exactly three years after Independence that is in 1950, January 26. So, we hope and wish to make you know more about the special day before you wish Happy Republic Day to someone this Republic day.
Some Interesting Facts That You Should Know About The Republic Day
- January 26, 1930, was earlier celebrated as Purna Swaraj Day. It is the day India decided to fight for complete freedom from the British rule
- It took 3 years to celebrate the republic day after we got Independence as it took nearly 2 years 11 months to draft the constitution of India
- The first Republic day parade was held at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium
- The first republic day parade was attended by about 15000 civilians
- The first president of India Dr. Rajendra Prasad too oath as a President on the day of our first republic day that is on January 26, 1950
- Republic day celebrations are a three-day long affair that begins on 26 January and ends on 29 January with the beating retreat ceremony
- Republic day parade which will be held at the Red Fort Delhi where the Prime Minister hoists the National flag is the highlight of the Republic day celebrations
- The first Republic Day parade at Red Fort was held in 1955
- Indonesia’s first President Sukarno was the chief guest of India’s first Republic day celebrations
- India holds the record of having the world’s longest constitution that has got a total of 448 articles
- Abide With Me, a Christian song is played at the Republic day parade. It is believed to be Mahatma Gandhi’s one of the favorite songs
- Hindi was declared as the National language of India on 26 January 1965
- The Indian constitution which is the reason behind the republic day celebrations was handwritten in Hindi and English both the languages
- The majority of National awards are announced on the eve of Republic Day
- India followed the Government of India Act 1935 laid by the British Government before the Constitution of India came into existence
- Our constitution is prepared by adding the best aspects of constitutions from around the world
Before just simply wishing happy republic day 2018, just check out our interesting collection of some of the best and rare quotes, wishes and images.
Inspirational Words From Inspiring People
- B. R. Ambedkar – We are Indians, firstly and lastly.
- Swami Vivekananda – Let new India arise out of peasants cottage, grasping the plough, out of huts, cobbler, and sweeper
- Atal Bihar Vajpayee – India has no dearth of brave young men and women and if they get the opportunity and help then we can compete with other nations in space exploration and one of them will fulfill her dreams
- Mahatma Gandhi – A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people
- Rajeev Gandhi – For some days, people thought that India was shaking. But there are always tremors when a great tree falls
- Jawaharlal Nehru – Citizenship consists in the service of the country
Happy Republic Day Quotes
- We Might Not Be The Richest Nation In The World, We Might Be Deprived Of The Finances And The Luxuries Of This World, But My Brothers And Sister Let Us Maintain Our Peaceful Coexistence And Above All Love For Our Nation. Happy Republic Day!
- Reunite On This Republic Day
To Celebrate the Victory of Our Freedom Fighters
and Rejoice in the Sacrifices
That Made It Possible On This Republic Day,
Let Us Unite In the Chant Vande Mataram
and Let the Glory of Our Land
and the Spirit of India Live Forever
- Let Us Pray For
The Prosperity and Unity of Our Country
On this Republic Day
As We Remember Those Who Fought
to Give Us the Freedom
- Happy Freedom,
And more because that’s what I got that day,
Happy Republic day 2018
- Honor to the Indian Soldier,
Who Make All Thing Possible for India,
And This Is Time When We Have to Thank Them,
Happy Republic Day for All Indian Soldiers…
Republic Day Images 2018
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Republic Day Wishes
- Let us remember the golden heritage of our country and feel proud to be a part of India. Happy Republic Day
- It’s time we invest in soul connect with our nation — Happy Republic Day
- Let us make India happen at the speed of thought – Happy Republic Day
- Our soldiers are awesome; we salute their bravery, comradery, and love for India – Happy Republic Day
- Let the spirit of freedom… soar up high today… Happy Republic Day
Wish This Republic Day In Hindi, The Desi Way
- Aaj Salam Hai Unko, Jinke Kaaran Yeh Din Aata Hai, Khushnaseeb Hoti Hai Woh Maa, Jinke Baccho Ka Balidan Is Desh Ke Kaam Aata Hai… Happy Republic Day
- Na sar jhuka hai kabhi Aur na jhukayenge Kabhi, Jo apne dum pe jiye sach me zindagi h wahi
- Watan hamara aisa koi na chhod paaye,
Rishta hamara aisa koi na tod paaye,
Dil ek hai ek jaan hai hamari,
Hindustan hamara hai hum iski shaan hain.
Happy Republic Day
- Mai iska Hanuman hoon, Ye desh mera Ram hai. Chhati cheer ke dekh lo meri, Andar baithaa Hindustaan hai. I Love My India. Happy Republic Day!
- 100 Crore se upar ki Abaadi, 28 States, 15 Bhashayen, Phir bhi hum sab Ek hain. JAI HIND, HAPPY REPUBLIC DAY
Republic day in childhood used to be fun but as we grew up we realize the importance of it and it actually makes us feel proud. This Republic day fill in your veins with some pride and be thankful for our soldiers.
Take a moment to salute the nation and its great legacy.