26th Jan 2018 Republic Day History & Facts that Every Indian must know!


Ever tried to find out why 26th January is called the ‘Republic Day’. Let’s know the history behind this big day, some hidden facts and why something special is expected from this year’s Republic Day Celebrations.



What does “Republic” mean?


A republic is a form of government in which power resides in the people, and the government is ruled by elected leaders run according to the law rather than inherited or appointed.


Currently, 135 of the world’s 206 sovereign states use the word “republic” as part of their official names.



History of Republic Day!


India became independent of the United Kingdom on 15th August 1947 but India did not have a permanent constitution at this time.


The drafting committee presented the constitution’s first draft to the national assembly on 4th November 1947. The national assembly signed the final English and Hindi language versions of the constitution on January 24, 1950.

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