The Republic Day is national festival of India and is celebrated every year, on 26 January, many people throughout India celebrate the nation’s Republic Day. A grand parade is held in New Delhi and the event starts with India’s prime minister laying a wreath at the Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate, to remember soldiers who sacrificed their lives for their country. India’s president takes the military salute during the parade in New Delhi while state governors take the military salutes in state capitals. A foreign head of state is the president’s chief guest on Republic Day.
Awards and medals of bravery are given to the people from the armed forces and also to civilians. Helicopters from the armed forces then fly past the parade area showering rose petals on the audience. School children also participate in the parade by dancing and singing patriotic songs. Armed Forces personnel also showcase motorcycle rides. The parade concludes with a “fly past” by the Indian Air Force, which involves fighter planes of flying past the dais, symbolically saluting the president. These leave trails of smoke in the colors of the Indian flag.
Republic Day, is a very important day in Indian history. The Republic Day parade in New Delhi is a wonderful event held every year. Read about the grand parade in New Delhi which includes a March Past by the Indian Armed Forces along with spectacular display from each state which showcases the cultural diversity of the country.
The Prime Minister on India first laya a wreath at the Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate, in memory of all members of the armed forces who gave up their life of the country. After that there is the 21 gun salute, unfurling of the National flag and singing of the National Anthem Next, awards such as the Paramvir Chakra, Ashok Chakra and Vir Chakra are presented to winners.
On Republic Day, flag hoisting ceremonies and parades by armed forces ,schools and colleges children are held in different parts of the country. In country schools and colleges are celebrate the national Republic Day, School children also participate by dancing and singing patriotic songs and present the different colourful program in colleges and schools. Many children play diffrent roll in function. The grandest and most important of these parades is held at Rajpath in New Delhi, which showcases a multi-hued image of the country’s rich cultural heritage and military prowess.
One of the main functions of the Republic Day Parade is to pay tribute to the martyrs who have sacrificed their lives for the country and to confer bravery awards on military persons, citizenry and children for showing courage in the face of adversity.
Expected Chief Guest
The Republic Day, National festival of India and is celebrated on 26 January 2015.
On this Republic Day, India celebrate the National festival with Expected chief guest Mr. Barak Hussein Obama (born August 4, 1961) is the 44th and current president of the United States, and the first African American to hold the office.