Why do we celebrate Republic Day?

The Republic Day is celebrated as on this day, 26thJanuary, 1950 India’s constitution came into force and India became a truly Sovereign, Democratic and Republic state.

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India became independent on 15th August 1947 but it did not have a permanent constitution. So the Drafting Committee was appointed on 28th August 1947 to draft a permanent constitution. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar was the chairman of the committee. It took 2 years, 166 days, 11 months and 18 days to complete the constitution.

It is celebrated every year on 26th January throughout India. A grand parade is held every year in the capital, New Delhi from Raisina Hill near the Rashtrapati Bhavan or President’s House, along the Rajpath, past India Gate and on to the historic Red Fort at Rajpath. It includes massive parades; march past of the three armed forces and folk dances by tribal folk from different states. The President award medals of bravery to the armed forces for their courage. All government buildings are lightened on this day. There is a national holiday on this day and the parade is telecasted on National Television all over India.

9 thoughts on “Why do we celebrate Republic Day?

  1. satnamdhot

    India became independent on 15th August 1947 but it did not have a permanent constitution. So the Drafting Committee was appointed on 28th August 1947 to draft a permanent constitution. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar was the chairman of the committee. It took 2 years, 166 days, 11 months and 18 days to complete the constitution.

  2. Md.zeeshan

    1947 me hamara desh azaad hua hai hamein garv hai appne desh par salute karte un desh bakt ko azaad kiya hai hamara desh ko

  3. Rajan Mishra

    FIRST OF ALL “HAPPY REPUBLIC DAY” TO ALL INDIAN.On15th AUGUST 1947 we were independent from English rule. but we don’t have our own any rules or constitution .So Sir Bhimrao Amsedkar with his Committee make a Constitution & it was Launched from 26th JANUARY ,1950.So we celebrate the “REPUBLIC DAY”on every 26th january

  4. Rahul

    This is an important question that why we celebrate this republic day..

    -actually India get freedom on 15 aug 1947.. beacuse of not having permanount constitution ,a drafting commite was appointed to made the permanount constitution of India..B.R. Ambedkar was the chairmen of that drafting commite..
    It took all most 2.5 year.. This constitution become complite in the year of 1949 ,26 nov…
    But came into force in 1950 ,26 jan..
    so the republic day had celebrated on evry 26jan

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