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Republic Day

  1. 1. QMIS - Happy Republic Day A day to remember the golden heritage of our country and to feel proud to be a part of India.
  2. 2. QMIS - Happy Republic Day REPUBLIC DAY
  3. 3. <ul><li>Republic Day of India </li></ul><ul><li>26, January ,1950. </li></ul><ul><li>Republic Day is a national holiday that is celebrated every </li></ul><ul><li>year with immense zeal and enthusiasm. </li></ul>QMIS - Happy Republic Day
  4. 4. A republic is a form of government in which the people, or some significant portion of them, have supreme control over the government and where offices of state are elected or chosen by elected people . QMIS - Happy Republic Day
  5. 5. <ul><li>One of the most significant national festivals of India. </li></ul><ul><li>Celebrated on 26th of January every year. </li></ul><ul><li>Commemorates the enforcement of the Constitution of India , which declared India as a &quot;Sovereign, Democratic and Republic' state. </li></ul>QMIS - Happy Republic Day Significance
  6. 6. QMIS - Happy Republic Day
  7. 7. Celebration <ul><li>The Prime Minister lays a floral wreath at the Amar Jawan Jyoti early in the morning to honour the soldiers who sacrificed their lives for the nation. </li></ul><ul><li>A two minute silence is observed . </li></ul><ul><li>The President hoists the flag and soon, the National Anthem is played. </li></ul>QMIS - Happy Republic Day
  8. 8. <ul><li>The parade starts off with the Armed Forces(Army, Navy and Air force) regiments walking past the President. </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural and folk dances will be performed. </li></ul>QMIS - Happy Republic Day
  9. 9. <ul><li>The parade starts off with the Armed Forces(Army, Navy and Air force) regiments walking past the President. </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural and folk dances will be </li></ul><ul><li>performed. </li></ul><ul><li>The parade ends by jets and fighter </li></ul><ul><li>planes flying past the parade symbolically saluting the President. </li></ul>QMIS - Happy Republic Day
  10. 10. <ul><li>National Anthem is played. </li></ul><ul><li>This is not the end. </li></ul><ul><li>On 27th January, the ceremony of the NCC cadets hold a Prime Minister's rally. </li></ul><ul><li>A wide variety of breath-taking performances and drills make the highlights . </li></ul>QMIS - Happy Republic Day
  11. 11. Beating Retreat <ul><li>On 29th, 'Beating the Retreat' ceremony . </li></ul><ul><li>Band master walking - up to the President requesting to take the bands away. </li></ul><ul><li>End of the closing ceremony of Republic Day. </li></ul><ul><li>At 6 pm, the buglers sound the retreat and the National Flag is lowered . </li></ul>QMIS - Happy Republic Day
  12. 12. Republic Day History <ul><li>Massive parade - symbolizes the power and force </li></ul><ul><li>The different regional tableaus - reflect the cultural themes and motifs . </li></ul>QMIS - Happy Republic Day
  13. 13. Origin of Republic Day <ul><li>India became independent on 15th August, 1947. </li></ul><ul><li>It depended on the modified colonial Government of India Act, 1935. </li></ul><ul><li>Headed by King George VI, until the adoption of the Indian Constitution in 1950 . </li></ul>QMIS - Happy Republic Day
  14. 14. Origin of Republic Day <ul><li>The seeds of a republican nation were sowed by Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru 31st Dec, 1929 - 1st Jan, 1930. </li></ul><ul><li>The tri-color flag was unfurl to indicate </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Purna Swaraj ’ (complete Independence) </li></ul><ul><li>On 26th January, 1950, the Constitution of India came into force. </li></ul>QMIS - Happy Republic Day
  15. 15. Indian Constituent Assembly <ul><li>Chairman- Indian Constituent Assembly – Dr. Ambedkar </li></ul><ul><li>Indian Constitution - 395 Articles and 8 Schedules. </li></ul><ul><li>894 days after the withdrawal of British Rule in 1947. </li></ul>QMIS - Happy Republic Day
  16. 16. <ul><li>First President of India- </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Rajendra Prasad </li></ul><ul><li>Indian Constitution is the longest in the world, consisting of 397 articles and 12 schedules. </li></ul>QMIS - Happy Republic Day
  17. 17. Over, the last five years, our chief guests <ul><li>2006 :King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al -Saud Saudi Arabia </li></ul><ul><li>    2007 : President Vladimir Putin - Russia </li></ul><ul><li>     2008 : President Nicolas Sarkozy -France </li></ul><ul><li>  2009 : President Nursultan Nazarbayev - Kazakhstan </li></ul><ul><li>    2010 : President Lee Myung bak -Republic of Korea </li></ul>QMIS - Happy Republic Day
  18. 18. <ul><li>2011 : President Susilo Bambang Yuthoyono -Indonesia- </li></ul><ul><li>2012 : Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra - Thailand </li></ul><ul><li>( First woman Prime Minister of Thailand) </li></ul>QMIS - Happy Republic Day
  19. 19. QMIS - Happy Republic Day Why should we feel proud to be an Indian?...,
  20. 20. <ul><li>India never invaded any country in her last 100000 years of history. </li></ul><ul><li>India has the largest number of Post Offices in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Until 1896, India was the only source of diamonds in the world  </li></ul><ul><li>The Art of Navigation & Navigating was born in the river Sindh over 6000 years ago </li></ul>QMIS - Happy Republic Day
  21. 21. <ul><li>The very word Navigation is derived from the Sanskrit word 'NAVGATIH' . The word navy is also derived from the Sanskrit word 'Nou'. </li></ul>QMIS - Happy Republic Day
  22. 22. QMIS - Happy Republic Day Freedom in Mind, Faith in Words , Pride in our Heart, Memories in our Souls. Let's Salute the Nation on HAPPY 62nd REPUBLIC DAY!
  23. 23. QMIS - Happy Republic Day

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