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IN Lifestyle ON 26 Jan, 2016
Today is 26th Jan and along 1,264 billion population my hearts fills with pride when I saw our national flag unfurling under the sun. Every year we Indians from all the corner of the world, eagerly wait for this glorious day. We all knows how much significance "Republic Day" holds for us.
It's 67th Republic Day, and to mark the beginning of the day, allow me to show you the "Must know Facts" about this incredible celebration.
..the first republic day was celebrated in 1950.
.. It took over 2 years before the final version came up.
where the constitution was written in Hindi and English. With 448 articles, Indian constitution is ranked as having the longest constitution in the world.
was adopted as our National Emblem.
Ashoka Chakra is given for valor, courage and self-sacrifice in the battlefield.
..was first named as Royal Airforce, before Independence by British government. In 1950, the prefix being dropped when India became a republic.
and the nation's first President, Dr. Rajendra Prasad, was elected.
I hope you have enjoyed these incredible facts of India. Jai Hind!
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