In honour of the date on which the Constitution of India came into force, after the discarding the Government of India Act, 1935, we will celebrate Republic Day this Saturday.
It has been sixty-three years since that day in the year 1950 when, 308 members of the Assembly signed two hand-written copies of the document (one in Hindi and the other in English) on the 24th of January 1950. Two days later the document was put into force. So, here is why we think you should be enthusiastic about Republic Day.
In Mumbai, on Republic Day, we will get to see the inauguration of a Martyrs' Memorial also known is Hindi as a Shaheed Smarak in Vile Parle. On Republic Day, a seven foot sculpture of a lion cast in bronze, made by Omprakash Shirgaonkar will be unveiled. In this way the Maharashtra government will try to throw light on the efforts of our martyrs who laid their life for our country.
3 Bihar boys:
Like always, there is going to be a parade held for the President and Prime Minister, but this time besides inviting a chief guest, to give them company, three boys from Bihar are going to watch the celebrations from the Prime Minister's box. The three boys Kumar Abhishek, Prince Amit and Mubbashir Hasan were toppers in their board exams and hence they have been awarded the privilege, which is a great way to celebrate the youth of this nation.
From Alert in Assam to Alert Assam:
Assam, the state less spoken about in the media, has been busy preparing for their own Republic Day celebrations; however, recently there was a scare of Ulfa hardliners planning to carry out subversive activities in small towns. Fortunately, since bravery more than anything is the theme of Republic Day; security forces have strengthened surveillance and CCTVs have been installed at important locations. So, the celebrations will go on.
100 years of Indian Cinema:
Film buffs and aspiring filmmakers in general, you guys would welcome this news with open arms. In this Republic Day parade on Rajpath, a montage celebrating 100 years of Indian cinema will be displayed. A silver boat, symbolizing the silver screen, which has the names of regional and Hindi movies engraved on it.
Good food and Indian celebrations go hand in hand. So, make sure you ask whoever is able to cook a good dish at home, to prepare some good Sarson Ka Saag and Pulao. If you are living away from home and are only able enough to make two-minute noodles, there is always the option of logging on Google to get the recipe.
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