69th Republic Day will be celebrated across the country on 26th January.
On this day the constitution of our country was implemented. But you would be surprised to know that the Republic Day celebrated on January 26 was celebrated as ‘Independence Day’. Let’s know what is the whole story.
Independence of India on 15th August 1947, but on 26th January 1950, India became a full republic. This day celebrates the whole of India as Republic Day. The Constitution was fully prepared on November 26, 1949 but after waiting for two months it was enforced on January 26, 1950.
The Constitution was chosen on the date of January 26, because in the year 1930, on January 26, under the leadership of the country’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, the Indian National Congress had declared ‘Full Swaraj’ against the British rule.
The journey of the Republic of India is many years old, which started in 1930. After that, the Independence Day was celebrated on the whole Swaraj Day i.e. January 26, 1930 to 15 August 1947.
When the announcement of the Republic of the Republic:-
About the Republic, the nation was considered in the Lahore session of the Indian National Congress on December 31, 1929. For which a meeting was held. This meeting was organized under the chairmanship of Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru.
The people who participated in this meeting first took oath to celebrate January 26 as “Independence Day”, so that the complete independence dream can be realized from the British Raj.
After this, the outline of the Civil Disobedience Movement was prepared in Lahore session and it was decided that on January 26, 1930, it will be celebrated as ‘Full Swaraj Day’.
On the same day, the country’s flag was hoisted and on January 26, the oath of independence was taken. For this, all the revolutionaries and parties had shown solidarity.
Dr. Rajendra Prasad announces the celebration of Republic Day on January 26:-
Where India was liberated from the slavery of the British on August 15, 1947. But when the Indian Constitution came into force on January 26, 1950, India realized its strength.
The Constitution of the country was prepared in 2 years, 11 months and 17 days. It would not be wrong to say that India truly got independence on 26th January. After that, the country’s first President
Dr. Rajendra Prasad announced the celebration of Republic Day on January 26 throughout the country.