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Jan 25, 2019
REASON BEHIND WHY INDIA IS CELEBRATING ITS REPUBLIC DAY ON 26th JANUARY
India is celebrating its Republic Day on 26th January of every year to mark the day on which the "Constitution of India" came into effect. India celebrates its independence day on 15th August which marks the independence from the British rule in the country. Trending : Drop in number of Indians coming to Saudi Arabia
India did not have permanent constitution after its Independence, Then the Drafting Committee appointed to draft a permanent constitution with Dr. B R Ambedkar as chairman. However it came into effect on 26th January 1950 on the first term of Dr. Rajendra Prasad's first term as President of India. Recommend : NRI's Procedure to register for voting from abroad
- From that year India has been hosting another country as the guest of honor for Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi. Till now many countries attended to be part of the India's Republic Day.
- Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saudi and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman congratulated to India's President Ram Nath Kovind on the occasion of the Republic Day of the country. Read : India launches 100 rupees coin
- Saudi Arabia's King and Crown Prince expressed their sincere congratulations and best wishes of the permanent health and happiness for his Excellency and further progress and prosperity for the Government and the people of India.