Republic Day 2016

India celebrates its 67th Republic Day this year. On 26th January 1950, India’s constitutions came into force making India a Republic State. It is a National holiday and passionately celebrated by people of India. The government organizes a republic day parade every year to display nation’s achievements of the previous year.

Awards are given to the highest military to respect the nation’s brave people. Nation’s vivid cultural heritage is also witnessed.


Republic Day Parade is held on the morning of 26th January. The parade starts from the Raisina Hill near the Rashtrapati Bhavan along the Rajpath. It moves past India Gate in New Delhi. Hundreds of people come to see the republic day parade. To commence the Republic Day Parade, the Prime Minister lays a floral wreath at the Amar Jawan Jyoti. This is a mark of gratitude to the martyrs who have laid down their lives for the country. 

The Prime Minister then reaches the main platform at Rajpath to join other dignitaries. The President also joins the Prime Minister and other dignitaries. The Chief Guest of the occasion is usually the head of a foreign state.


Bravery awards are distributed to brave soldiers, martyrs, brave citizens and brave children. After this, Republic day parade starts with the flag march of all Indian forces. Indian president takes the salute of all Indian armed forces. Armed strength of the country has been shown in this parade. Tableau from the states of India and Union territories, are the center of attraction on this occasion.

Republic day marks the birth of our nation. It is a great day for all of us. It is a day of remembrance, thanksgiving, and rejoicing. It is a day to remember our national heroes who have shed their blood for the freedom of our nation.


The event brings such a diverse nation together in its patriotic colors. On this day, every Indian should promise to maintain peace and support in the development of the country.

This Republic Day, send love and presents to your loved ones in the Indian Armed Forces. They are the epitome of all that is the best in the country. Due to their demonstrated qualities of courage, self-sacrifice, integrity, strength and commitment to the nation, we sleep peacefully.

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