Freedom in the minds
Faith in the words
Pride in our Hearts and
Memories in our soul
The nation on Republic Day
History of celebrating Republic Day.
Salute the national heroes, the makers of country’s constitution and also those who laid their lives for the coveted cause in the best interest of its people. 26th January is a red letter day in the history of our nation. Republic Day celebrated every year with ceremonious parades at Rajpath in New Delhi, as well as celebrations across the country. This day is a mark when the Constitution of India came into effect. It was the day when our own constitution came into force and our country became a secular, democratic republic.
Special to be happened on Republic Day of India in New Delhi in 2018.
Republic Day parade will be even grander as all the ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations) leaders will be present during the parade. This year in 2018, it is happening for the first time in Indian history that 10 chief guests would grace the Republic Day of India. The significance of the ASEAN leaders attending the event is that ASEAN completes 50 years since its formation and that India completes 25 years of its partnership with the grouping. Also for the first time, ASEAN Flags will be displayed on the fly in the sky over Rajpath.
Below is the list of names of Chief Guests and their Nations:
- Sultan and incumbent Prime Minister Hassanal Bolkiah – Brunei
- Prime Minister Hun Sen – Cambodia
- President Joko Widodo – Indonesia
- Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith – Laos
- Prime Minister Najib Razak – Malaysia
- President Htin Kyaw – Myanmar
- President Rodrigo Roa Duterte – Philippines
- President Halimah Yacob – Singapore
- Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha – Thailand
- Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc – Vietnam
Patriotic Hues of Republic Day.
This day is celebrated every year in order to make Indian people feel proud of having taken birth on this multicultural land. Republic Day is celebrated in very patriotic hues and special for every Indian Citizen. National Anthem is sung by the people who take part in the celebration. This celebration brings all the Indian people together and instills a feeling of national pride as well as the love for our country.
Highlights of Republic Day (26 January) Parade.
Glimpses from Republic Day parade at Rajpath