Short Essay on Republic Day in English (150 Words)

In India, ‘Republic Day’ is celebrated on 26th January. Republic Day commemorates the date on which the Constitution of India came into force replacing the Government of India Act 1935 as the governing document of India on 26 January 1950.

Republic Day is one of the three national holidays in India. In New Delhi, a special parade is held on this day. The President of India takes the salute. A procession starts from Vijay Chowk. All the three wings of the armed forces take part in the parade.

Flag hoisting ceremonies and cultural programs take place in all the state capitals. Flag-hoisting ceremonies are also conducted by the local administration, schools and colleges all over the country. In schools and colleges, different competitions are held and prizes are also awarded to the winners.

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