After Independence day, Republic day is the next great Indian holiday. It is celebrated with great fervour and patriotism on the 26th of January every year. The first Republic day came to be celebrated to commemorate the reinforcement of the Constitution of India in 1950.
It is a day that brings together Indians from all walks of life to celebrate together, the democracy of their nation.
This is a day when no religion is rejoiced rather unity and sovereignty are celebrated. At the national capital, there is a parade and the Prime Minister honours the martyrs at India Gate. The President delivers a heartfelt speech. Educational institutions and offices have flag hoisting ceremonies and competitions are conducted.
Children and enthusiastic citizens wear tri coloured outfits. The day paints the nation shades of the tricolour and instills a feeling of patriotism and pride