Republic Day in India- 69 Years of Celebration

Hi friends its a moment of great pride for me today. This is today that I will be talking about the greatness of the nation I belong to-INDIA.

This blog is a part of the blogtrain of 13 bloggers who have decided to share their views and ideas, on the the occasion of 69th Republic Day, toward India as a nation, its cultures, and people. I would like to thank Manisha, an avid blogger herself, for starting such an initiative from her blog

Taking this blogtrain forward from, I am the 5th blogger in this series of #Right2Write blogtrain.


 India became independent on August 15, 1947, India had no permanent constitution.  After drafting the constitution of India it finally came into effect on January 26, 1950 known to be Republic Day of India . The date symbolises that citizens now have the power to govern themselves and can choose their own government. 

Highlights-Typical Republic Day Event

Hundreds and thousands of people prepare for months for celebrations that occur on 26th January - The Republic Day in India. All the troops of the Indian military showcase the strength of the Indian forces on this day.
Indian military troops and traditional cultural troupes showcase the diversity of the nation by taking part in the grand Republic Day parade.
Event starts with India's Prime minister paying respect to Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate. The fire in Amar Jawan Jyoti is in remembrance of the soldiers who sacrificed their lives for the country.
Civilians and military personnel's who showcase exemplary heroism both battle field and life in general are bestowed with awards and medals. School children from various schools in Delhi and around  participate in the processions that take place in the parade. 

National Holiday

January 26 each year is observed as gazetted holiday in India. Most of the businesses and government departments are kept closed. 
Although department of security and transportation is majorly kept unaffected as large number of people are out of their homes to celebrate this occasion.


The chief guests on Republic Day of India 26th January,2018 would be :
  1. Hassanal Bolkiah – Sultan and incumbent Prime Minister,Brunei
  2. Hun Sen – Prime Minister Cambodia
  3. Joko Widodo – President,Indonesia
  4. Thongloun Sisoulith – Prime Minister ,Laos
  5. Najib Razak – Prime Minister,Malaysia
  6. Htin Kyaw – President,Myanmar
  7. Rodrigo Roa Duterte – President,Philippines
  8. Halimah Yacob – President,Singapore
  9. Prayuth Chan-ocha – Prime Minister,Thailand
  10. Nguyễn Xuân Phúc – Prime Minister,Vietnam
The event will be live on Doordarshan on 26th January,2018. So wear the tricolor(safforn,white and green) clothes and lets celebrate this day together.

Hope you all plan this event well, stay safe and spread love amongst all people of the nation. 

Now its time to pass on the baton of the blogtrain to gleeful Dipika's Station. Dipika is a versatile lifestyle blogger who has a wide array of interests that she shares through her blog. Hop onto the blog train and zoom towards her station- #Right2Write

Participating in blogtrain hosted by Ruchi Verma (


  1. It's really proud moment for every INDIAN

  2. Thank you for sharing the itinerary

  3. This day makes every Indian feel proud of it's healthy culture and asset's steel

  4. Very nicely done peice .... And stay safe is most important

  5. Very informative post, thanks for sharing the chief guests list!!

  6. Nice blog , saw it coming live on dd yesterday. Well written

  7. Amazing and informative post. It's a proud day for the nation.

  8. Great post, I feel proud to be an Indian!

  9. Glad you wrote on this... imp info for many.

  10. Brilliant post. Extremely informative. I showed it to my 12 year old and he also loved it. Keep writing :)


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