Jan 26 trivia

January 26 might be just another date on the calendar for the world. But, in India the day is celebrate with great pride and called the Republic Day of India. So what is the trivia behind this date in India.

Google says The date set for independence was January 26, 1930, and was celebrated as Poorna Swaraj day for the next 17 years. Thus, when the Constitution of India was adopted on November 26, 1949, many considered it necessary to celebrate the document on a day associated with national pride, which was – January 26.

Republic Day is celebrated every year in India on January 26 to commemorate the date on which the Constitution of India came into effect, in the year 1950, and the country became a republic.

Wikipedia says the Constitution of India (Bhāratīya Saṃvidhāna) is the supreme law of India. The document lays down the framework demarcating fundamental political code, structure, procedures, powers, and duties of government institutions and sets out fundamental rights, directive principles, and the duties of citizens. It is the longest written constitution of any country on

The photo is of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar, chairman of the drafting committee, who is widely considered to be the chief architect of the Constitution of India.

Read more: https://indianexpress.com/article/lifestyle/life-style/republic-day-2021-history-importance-interesting-facts-7160077/

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