the first elected President of
in his speech on January 26, 1950 said, “Today, for the first time
in our long and chequered history we find the whole of this vast
land... brought together under the jurisdiction of one constitution
and one union which takes over responsibility for the welfare of
more than 320 million men and women who inhabit it.
The day indeed
marked the shrugging of her last ties to Britain after adopting a
Constitution which declared India as Sovereign and Democratic
This day was
chosen as it was the day in 1930 when Congress Party for the first
time called for complete independence from Britain. Later in 1976
through an amendment Secular and Socialist words were added. Our
constitution sees that none of us get deprived of any right and
neither any ones rights get infringed. Indeed carved a noble path to
guide us for the smooth day to day functioning of life.
Since then it
has become an occasion to celebrate this day across the country and
its insignia reflects at Rashtrapati Bhawan situated at Raisina Hill
illuminates with beautiful bulbs that magnifies its silhouette. This
year India will celebrate the 59th year of this celebrated occasion
when the first woman President of India will take the salute from
different military regiments of Army, Navy and
is also a reminder of many sacrifices made by many martyrs who
fought and laid their life to secure our future. Prime Minister with
three Chiefs of Army, Navy and Air Force salute these brave sons at
Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate.
of those era gives pain and tears …the line sang by Bhagat Singh,
Rajguru and Sukhdev while they were taken to be hanged-- Dil se na
mitegi na marker bhi, Watan ki ulfat, Meri mitti se bhi khusbuye
“Love for the
motherland will not leave my heart even after death, its fragrance
will still be there in my dusty remains,” is the reminder of a
history, a history where pages are filled with life, death and life
after death, a history which enthrals us for it gives the chronicle
of various proud moments, the unsung heroes captivate our mind … the
mind that is free that is free because of them.
celebrates this day with gratitude, the day when India became the
legitimate child of its destiny.
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