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Republic Day

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Republic Day of India

On 26 January 1950,India celebrates its Republic Day.The constitution of India came into force on 26 January and India became a truly sovereign state. Republic Day is celebrated on 26 January to honour the memory of the declaration of independence of 1930. It is a national holiday in India. To mark the importance of this occasion, every year a grand parade will takes place in the national capital New Delhi at the Rajpath before the president,the anniversary is also celebrated with varying degrees of formality in state capitals and other centres.

The parade is followed by a pageant of spectacular displays from the different states of the country. These moving exhibits depict scenes of activities of people in those states and the music and songs of that particular state accompany each display. Each display brings out the diversity and richness of the culture of India and the whole show lends a festive air to the occasion. The parade and the ensuing pageantry is telecast by the National Television and is watched by millions of viewers in every corner of the country.

Australia Day

Australia Day (previously known as Anniversary Day, Foundation Day, and ANA Day) is the official national day of Australia. Celebrated annually on 26 January, the date commemorates the arrival of the First Fleet at Sydney Cove in 1788 and the proclamation at that time of British sovereignty over the eastern seaboard of New Holland.

In short,Australia Day is a day of celebrations of Australians and their country and culture. It is celebrated on January 26 each year.

Australia Day is a public holiday in all states and territories. All schools and post offices are closed. Some public transport services do not operate and others run a reduced service. Stores are often open, but may have reduced opening hours. There may be some congestion on roads, particularly close to major events.


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