26 January 2021 - 72nd Republic Day of India

On the 26th January 2021, the union of India will celebrate its 72nd republic day. Considering the history of India and the struggle for freedom, the importance of this day is really high. The celebration of this day was started from 26th January 1950 when the Union declared itself as a republic and accepted the constitution of India which is base of the modern India. The constitution is the guide that makes the country run in a perfect way and it shows that the ultimate power of the country is in the hands of its citizens. On this historical day the Government of India act 1935 was replaced by the constitution, which was originally accepted in Hindi and English by the assembly on January 24, 1950.

26 January 2021 - The Protocol and Chief Guest

As per the protocol, the Prime Minister has to go to Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate and lay his wreath in honour of those soldiers who gave up their lives for the protection of the motherland. From there he will directly reach to Red Fort where the president of India Mr. Ram Nath Kovind will hoist the National Flag and the National Anthem will be played. Thereafter there will be a speech from Mr. Narendra Modi, the prime minister of India. There are many important declarations expected during his speech. There can be a declaration of start-up India and Stand Up India, which can offer opportunities for youth.

There is always a guest of nation invited to this day who is usually a head of a state. However, this time it is not yet declared who will be the guest of the nation on this day.

26 January 2021 Celebration

After the speech of the Prime Minister, the parade will begin where India will demonstrate its latest weapons such as missiles, planes, tanks and helicopters. All the three armed forces show their skill during the parade and salute the chief of the army staff, Mr President. The parade will be there on the Rajpath. There will be many cultural programs organized and some of them will last for three days also.

As per the gazette this will be a national holiday and hence all the government offices, banks and schools will be closed for routine work. The emergency services will not follow holiday.


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