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8 Incredible Facts About Republic Day Every Indian Must Know

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.  

Via: Wittyfeed

8 Incredible Facts About Republic Day Every Indian Must Know

8 Incredible Facts About Republic Day Every Indian Must Know

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1. Two point five years after the independence of India..

1. Two point five years after the independence of India..

..the first republic day was celebrated in 1950.

2. Outlining the Constitution was a herculean task..

2.  Outlining the Constitution was a herculean task..

.. It took over 2 years before the final version came up.

3. It's only in India..

3. It's only in India..

where the constitution was written in Hindi and English. With 448 articles, Indian constitution is ranked as having the longest constitution in the world.

4. The beauty of Sarnath..

4.  The beauty of Sarnath..

was adopted as our National Emblem.

5. Very few people know that..

5. Very few people know that..

Ashoka Chakra is given for valor, courage and self-sacrifice in the battlefield.

6. Indian Air Force..

6.  Indian Air Force..

..was first named as Royal Airforce, before Independence by British government. In 1950, the prefix being dropped when India became a republic.

7. 26th January 1950, the Constitution of independent India was ratified...

7. 26th January 1950, the Constitution of independent India was ratified...

and the nation's first President, Dr. Rajendra Prasad, was elected.

8. Our national bird was announced in 1963

8. Our national bird was announced in 1963

I hope you have enjoyed these incredible facts of India. Jai Hind!

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