Jan 26, 2023Republic Day 2023: 10 interesting facts kids should knowMaitree Baral

The Constitution of India was adopted by the Constituent Assembly on November 26, 1949.

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The Constitution of India came into existence on January 26, 1950.

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The first Republic Day parade took place at Major Dhyan Chand Stadium.

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Indonesian President Sukarno was the first chief guest at the Republic Day 1950.

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In the next 3 years, the parade was held at Irwin Stadium, Red Fort, Ramlila Grounds.

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The first Republic Day parade was held in 1955.

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The Beating Retreat ceremony takes place at Vijay Chowk on January 29.

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January 26 was chosen as the date because in 1930 on this day INC declared Purna Swaraj.

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On Republic Day, the flag is unfurled instead of being hoisted.

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When the President of the country unfurls the flag 21 gun salutes are given.

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