There is confusion among many as to what exactly is the difference between Independence Day and Republic Day.
Mumbai: Today marks the 74th anniversary of India’s independence. The country is celebrating the 75th Independence Day with great enthusiasm. Patriotic programs have been organized in every corner of the country following the Corona rules. Many people are confused about the difference between Independence Day and Republic Day. The flag is flown in different ways in both these national festivals. Many do not know this. We don’t even know the difference between the two. On the occasion of Independence Day, we will learn the difference. (75th independence day What is the difference between 15 august and 26 january, know the way of hoisting the flag is also different)
Independence Day and Republic Day
Our country became independent on 15th August 1947, the constitution of our country came into existence on 26th January 1950 and India was declared a republic.
Different rules for waving flags
The national flag is hoisted on 15 August and 26 January. But the rules for waving flags are different on both occasions. On Independence Day, the tricolor is pulled down by a rope and brought up. Then it is flaked. This is called flag hoisting. On January 26, Republic Day, the flag is hoisted at the top and hoisted.
What is the difference between the two programs?
The main event takes place on 15th August and 26th January in the capital Delhi, where the main event is held.
The flag is flown from the Red Fort on Independence Day. On January 26, the flag is saluted on the highway. The Prime Minister hoists the flag on Independence Day and the President on January 26.
Leaders of other countries are invited on the occasion of Republic Day. So no guests are invited on the occasion of Independence Day.
Republic Day concludes with a Beating Retreat on January 29. The Independence Day celebrations end on 15th August.
Republic Day is a celebration of the country’s military might and cultural prosperity. Also, in front of the people of the country, the procession is conducted by selected states. There is no such ceremony on Independence Day.