There are just a few days to go for the Republic Day 2012, which would be witnessing various..
WE ARE just 5 days away from the Republic Day, which is celebrated with lots of colour, vigour, tradition, culture, and history, etc., on 26th of January 2012. The day is actually celebrated, as it was on this auspicious date that the Government of India act 1935 was replaced by the Constitution of India. It is on this day when prominent political heads would come over to make the show a grand one.
The Republic Day celebrations normally start when the President of India arrives at the location, and this is followed by other prominent Indian dignitories. It is a day when the national anthem is played marking the significance of the day. Along with it, a 21-gun salute is also given.
The major attraction for the day has primarily been the parade for many years now, which witnesses various army, navy, air force contingents in their full glory at Janpath. There are various other activities such as the colourful floats competition, where various states would be displaying their floats, stating their rich history. For instance, Mumbai has been known for their dabbawallas, so they have reflected it through their floats in the past.
It would be a great moment, for as many as 24 children around the country, as they would be receiving the National Bravery Awards for 2011 from the hands of the Indian Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh
, during the eve of Republic Day, reported ANI. These children will also receive a certificate, cash and a medal, for their deeds, which is appreciated in a very special manner. Various cultural items have also been lined up for 2012, where around 1200 students from various parts of the country would be participating.
People from Delhi and its neighbouring areas can consider themselves to be lucky, as they watch various programmes that are lined up for the day and watch the Indian flag getting hoisted too. For which, they have to purchase tickets from the various prescribed outlets, if they want to be a part of the amazing spectacle. For people who cannot make it to Delhi, they can celebrate it in Mumbai, Bangalore, and Kolkata, etc., where the passion for the day remains the same and it is also celebrated along with the same lines.