Importance of Republic Day
The day of 26 January is very important for the entire countrymen. Everyone eagerly waits for this day. On the important day of 26 January, a glimpse of unity, integrity and strength of the army is visible in the country’s cultural diversity at the Rajpath of the country’s capital Delhi. The constitution came into force on 26 January 1950. In such a situation, special preparations are made in advance to celebrate this day every year.
What is the difference between flag hoisting and flag hoisting?
The flag is hoisted every year on 15 August and 26 January. You must have heard about flag hoisting and flag hoisting. In such a situation, many times people make the mistake of considering both the same. But there is a lot of difference between flag hoisting and flag hoisting. Actually, when the tricolor is hoisted by pulling it from the bottom with a rope, it is called flag hoisting. But on January 26, the tricolor is tied up, which is unfurled and hoisted. This is called raising the flag.
Why only the President hoists the tricolor?
On 26 January, the Honorable President of the country hoists the flag. In such a situation, the question arises in the minds of many people that why only the President hoists the tricolor on this day? Actually, before 1950, the Prime Minister used to be the head of the state. This was the reason why Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru used to hoist the flag on Independence Day. After this, when the constitution came into force in the year 1950, then as the first President of the country, Dr. Rajendra Prasad hoisted the tricolor for the first time.
Why the fixed time for hoisting the tricolor?
There are certain rules for the time of hoisting the national flag. Indian citizens can also hoist the flag under this rule. The Flag Code of India 2002 states that any member of a public, private organization or educational institution may hoist the flag on any day and occasion, as long as the flag is raised as a matter of respect. Along with this, according to the rules, the tricolor cannot be hoisted after sunset.
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Who is the chief guest this time?
This time, when the country is going to complete 75 years of independence, the President of Egypt, Abdel Fateh al-Sisi, has been made the chief guest on the main occasion of Republic Day. His being the chief guest is very important in many ways. Egypt is a country which rejects the propaganda of Pakistan. On the other hand, on this Republic Day, there can be bilateral agreements between Egypt and India in six areas agriculture, cyber culture, information technology, broadcasting and youth sectors.