67th Republic Day Celebration In India
Republic Day is celebrated on 26 January in India. As we all know Indian Constitution come into existence on 26th January 1950 and every year we celebrate this day. This year we are going to celebrate 67th Republic Day so there is a big 67th Republic Day Celebration In India.
Freedom in the mind, Faith in the words,
Pride in our hearts & Memories in our souls…
Let’s salute the nation On Republic Day!!
26th Jan 2016 Celebration in India
In India Every year Republic day is celebrated with great reputation on 26th of January to admire the creation of India as it came into force on the same day in the year 1950. It had substitute the Government of India Act, 1935 into the governing document of the India. On this day, a national holiday is declared by the Indian Government. The new Indian constitution was permitted by the Indian Constituent legislative body and determined to celebrate it on 26th of January every year as India became a republic country.
Chief Guest on Republic Day of India 2016
In India, the chief guest on 67th Republic Day in 2016 is going to be French President named as Francois Hollande. An outstanding march past and salute event is held by the military team at the Rajpath in front of the India Gate in the New Delhi, India.
On this Republic Day of India: This is initial time in Indian history since 1950 that French contingent will take part in Republic Day march past together with Indian armed forces. It would be ensure the cleanliness in nearby areas and figure of great personalities.
January 26 is stated as the gazetted public holiday all over the nation by the Government of India. It is celebrated throughout the India with huge passion by the students and teachers in the schools, colleges, institution of higher education and other educational institution.
26th January 2016 Quotes in Hindi
“Aajaadi ka josh kabhi kam na hone deynge,
Jab bhi zarurat padegi desh ke liye jaan luta deynge.
Kyon ki Bharat hamara desh hai ab dobara is par koi aanch na aane denge.
“Wo fir aaya hai naye savere ke saath,
Mil jul kal rahange hum ek duje ke saath,
Wo tirangaa kitna pyaara,
Wo h deko hai sabse nyaara,
Aane na denge is pe aanch”
“lag hai Bhasha, Dharm Jaat
aur prant, bhesh, parivesh
par hum sab ka ek hai gaurav
Rashtradhwaj tiranga shrestha
Gantantra Diwas ki Hardik Shubh Kamnayein”
“Daag Gulami Ka Dhoya Hai Jaan Luta Kar,
Deep Jalaye Hai Kitne Deep Bhujha Kar,
Mili Hai Jab Yeh Azadi To Fir Is Azadi Ko..
Rakhna Hoga Har Dushman Se Aaj Bachakar”
26th January 2016 Quotes in English
“Freedom In The Mind,
Strength In The Words,
Pureness In Our Blood,
Pride In Our Souls,
Zeal In Our Hearts,
Lets Salute Our India On Republic Day”
“On this special day,
Lets promise our motherland that
We will do everything
To enrich and preserve our heritage
Our ethos and our treasure”
“Never Forget The Heroes
Who Sacrificed Their Lives
To Bring Up This Glorious Day To India”
How Republic Day is Celebrated
Events and celebrations are planned with immense effort by the Government of India already to celebrate the Republic Day in the Capital. A huge and impressive armed march past is held in the New Delhi at Rajpath as well as the state capitals.
Parade which is going to be held in New Delhi begins mainly when PM of the India offer garland at the Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate. It is done to remember all sacrifices of the Indian army soldiers while saving their country.
National awards like (Param Veer Chakra, Veer Chakra, Maha Veer Chakra, Ashok Chakra,) and courage medals are also distributed at this day to the soldiers of armed forces, common people and students from the school.
A variety of traditional and cultural programs are presented by professionals from various states to focus customs of country. During this grand celebration, PM rally and Lok Tarang-National Folk Dance Festival is also held from 24th to 29th of January.
All Government and non Government offices of nation and state including post offices, banks are closed at this day. Special security is planned at this day for the reason that the huge crowed and prevent the common people from any problem.
History of Celebrating Republic Day
India got freedom from the British Rule on 15th of August in the year 1947. At that time, there was no any everlasting constitution of the country. First time, the first draft of the Indian Constitution was offered by the drafting committee to national assembly on 4th of November in the year 1947. The first draft of the Indian Constitution was signed by the national assembly in both version, the English and the Hindi on 24th of January in the year 1950.
Then the creation of India came into effect on the Republic Day means 26th of January in 1950. From then, the 26th of January was started celebrating as the Republic Day in India. At this day, India was declared as the Purna Swaraj Country thus it was started celebrating every year as the anniversary of the Purna Swaraj Day.
The Constitution of India brought the power to the Indian citizens to select their own government. The oath was taken by the Dr. Rajendra Prasad as a first president of the India at Durbar Hall in the Government House. India has big history behind celebrating the Republic day.
Indian Republic Day Chief Guest List
As each year, the India would follow the immense Indian custom “Atithi Devo Bhav” of welcoming PM of different country as a chief guest. This year India will greet the France President, Francois Hollande, as a chief guest at the 67TH Indian Republic Day. Below customized list of all the chief guests welcomed in India at each Republic Day from the year India was declared as the Republic country till 2016:
|2016||President, Francois Hollande||France|
|2015||President, Barack Obama||USA|
|2014||Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe||Japan|
|2013||King, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck||Bhutan|
|2012||Prime minister, Yingluck Shinawatra||Thailand|
|2011||President, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono||Indonesia|
|2010||President, Lee Myung Bak||Republic of Korea|
|2009||President, Nursultan Nazarbayev||Kazakhstan|
|2008||President, Nicolas Sarkozy||France|
|2007||President, Vladimir Putin||Russia|
|2006||King, Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud||Saudi Arabia|
|2005||King, Jigme Singye Wangchuck||Bhutan|
|2004||President, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva||Brazil|
|2003||President, Mohammed Khatami||Iran|
|2002||President, Cassam Uteem||Mauritius|
|2001||President, Abdelaziz Bouteflika||Algeria|
|2000||President, Olusegun Obasanjo||Nigeria|
|1999||King, Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev||Nepal|
|1998||President, Jacques Chirac||France|
|1997||Prime Minister, Basdeo Panday||Trinidad and Tobago|
|1996||President, Dr. Fernando Henrique Cardoso||Brazil|
|1995||President, Nelson Mandela||South Africa|
|1994||Prime Minister, Goh Chok Tong||Singapore|
|1993||Prime Minister, John Major||United Kingdom|
|1992||President, Mário Soares||Portugal|
|1991||President, Maumoon Abdul Gayoom||Maldives|
|1990||Prime Minister, Anerood Jugnauth||Mauritius|
|1989||General Secretary, Nguyen Van Linh||Vietnam|
|1988||President, Junius Jayewardene||Sri Lanka|
|1987||President, Alan Garcia||Peru|
|1986||Prime Minister, Andreas Papandreou||Greece|
|1985||President, Raúl Alfonsín||Argentina|
|1984||King, Jigme Singye Wangchuck||Bhutan|
|1983||President, Shehu Shagari||Nigeria|
|1982||King, Juan Carlos I||Spain|
|1981||President, Jose Lopez Portillo||Mexico|
|1980||President, Valéry Giscard d’Estaing||France|
|1979||Prime Minister, Malcolm Fraser||Australia|
|1978||President, Patrick Hillery||Ireland|
|1977||First Secretary, Edward Gierek||Poland|
|1976||Prime Minister, Jacques Chirac||France|
|1975||President, Kenneth Kaunda||Zambia|
|1974||President, Josip Broz Tito||Yugoslavia|
|Prime Minister, Sirimavo Ratwatte Dias Bandaranaike||Sri Lanka|
|1973||President, Mobutu Sese Seko||Zaire|
|1972||Prime Minister, Seewoosagur Ramgoolam||Mauritius|
|1971||President, Julius Nyerere||Tanzania|
|1969||Prime Minister, Todor Zhivkov||Bulgaria|
|1968||Prime Minister, Alexei Kosygin||Soviet Union|
|President, Josip Broz Tito||Yugoslavia|
|1965||Food and Agriculture Minister, Rana Abdul Hamid||Pakistan|
|1963||King, Norodom Sihanouk||Cambodia|
|1961||Queen, Elizabeth II||United Kingdom|
|1960||President, Kliment Voroshilov||Soviet Union|
|1958||Marshall Ye Jianying||People’s Republic of China|
|1955||Governor General, Malik Ghulam Muhammad||Pakistan|
|1954||King, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck||Bhutan|
Importance of Celebrating 26 January
Republic Day is the sign of true spirit for the independent India where military parades, demonstrating military equipments, salute to the national flag by the Indian president and variety of events are take place at this day.
Indian national flag has horizontally tricolour (upper saffron, middle white and bottom of dark green colour divided in the equal proportion) and a wheel (navy blue colour, having 24 spokes) in the centre representing the Sarnath Lion Capital of Ashoka.