26th January is celebrated as the Republic Day of India. This year country is going to mark and celebrate the 73rd Republic day. The day is celebrated to mark the honor of the date on which the Constitution of India came into effect. The day is celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm across the country. Team bankersadda wishes a very happy Republic day to all our aspirants. Read the below article to know more about the significance of the Republic day.
The day starts with the tribute paid to our martyr soldiers by our Prime Minister, which is followed by the parade and tableau presented by various states of our country in Rajpath, New Delhi.
History of the Republic day
On this day in 1950, the Constitution came into effect. The Constitution of India was adopted on 26th November 1949 and thus on 26th January 1950 it came into existence. The day is known as the Republic day because the on this day, the Indian National Congress proclaimed the declaration of Indian independence to oppose the British regime.
Significance of Republic day
The day plays a major role for the country. On 29 August 1947 drafting committee was made and is responsible to prepare the draft and it was under the chairmanship of B.R. Ambedkar. He was the first chairperson of the drafting committee. The drafting committee had 7 seven-member which were Alladi Krishnaswami Ayyar, N Gopalaswami, BR Ambedkar, KM Munshi, Mohammad Saadulla, BL Mitter, and DP Khaitan. The constituent assembly took 2 years,11 months, and 17 days to frame the constitution. The constituent assembly firstly adopted it on 26 November 1949 although it came into effect on 26 January 1950.