amazing facts on republic day That You Need To know



Fact 1

From 1950 to 1954, Republic Day was observed at Irwin Stadium (now known as National Stadium), the Red Fort, the Ramlila Grounds, and Kingsway.

Fact 2

The first Head of State of Indonesia, President Sukarno, was the Chief Guest during India's first Republic Day.

Fact 3

Abide With Me,' a Christian song, is performed throughout the Republic Day Parade. Mahatma Gandhi was a fan of the hymn.

Fact 4

India's Independence Day, or Purna Swaraj Day, was observed on January 26, 1930. It was on this day that India determined to strive for total independence.

Fact 5

Three years after our independence, on January 26, 1950, we celebrated our first Republic Day.

Fact 6

In 1955, the inaugural R-Day procession was staged on Rajpath.

Fact 7

The President of India addresses the nation on the eve of Republic Day.