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Republic Day 2019- 7 Things to Know About 70th Republic Day

Every year on 26th January, we celebrate Republic Day to honor the date when the Constitution of India came into effect. The Constitution of India came into effect on 30th January 1950. Consequently, this year marks the 70th Republic Day.

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Chief Guest of Republic Day 2019

South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa will be the chief guest of Republic Day 2019. This year marks the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Hence, inviting South African president, Cyril Ramaphosa honors the close ties of Mahatma Gandhi with South Africa

Celebrating Republic Day 2019

Every year we celebrate Republic Day with great zeal with parades, awards, music, dances, and other events.

1. This year, for the first time an all-women contingent of Assam Rifles will be participating in the parade at Rajpath.

2. This year will also mark the first time a women officer will lead the Army Services Corps in the parade.

3. Indian Air Force will fly an aircraft run by blended biofuel(10% biofuel) over Rajpath. The aircraft will form a V-shape in the sky, representing “Victory”.

4. Republic Day 2019 will showcase M777 American Ultra Light Howitzer, K9 Vajra, and T-90 tanks, among other spectacular aircraft.

5. The theme for Republic Day 2019 is “Gandhi”. States and ministries will showcase their tableau based on the themes.

6. The flag is hoisted at 9 am, the parade starts at 9:30 am, and the event lasts for about three hours.

7. Every state in India celebrates Republic Day with grandeur. The national flag is hoisted at different venues, schools celebrate the day by engaging students in parades, games, essay writing competitions, and other interactive activities.

WhiteCashback wishes every Indian a very Happy Republic Day 2019.

For 70 years, our country has withheld the spirit of democracy.

Today is the day to remember the resolve of our freedom fighters & soldiers

And pledge to serve our motherland with the service she deserves.

Happy 70th Republic Day.

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