Celebrating India’s 75th Republic Day: A Glimpse into History and Progress
By True Scoop

Constitutional Architect: Dr. B.N. Rau, an Indian civil servant, drafted India’s constitution.

Father of the Constitution: Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar led the Drafting Committee, shaping India’s legal and political structure.

World Record: India’s constitution holds the title of being the world’s longest-written constitution.

Showcasing Diversity: The Republic Day parade mesmerizes crowds, highlighting India’s military strength, cultural diversity, and achievements.

Inaugural Flag Unfurling: On January 26, 1950, Dr. Rajendra Prasad, India’s first President, unfurled the national flag.

Historical Venue: The first Republic Day parade occurred at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, New Delhi, formerly Irwin Amphitheatre.

National Anthem Evolution: “Jana Gana Mana” was initially composed as “Bharoto Bhagyo Bidhata” by Rabindranath Tagore in Bengali in 1911.

Symbolic Stanzas: On January 24, 1950, only the first stanza of “Bharoto Bhagyo Bidhata” became India’s National Anthem.

75th Republic Day Themes: The 2024 parade emphasizes ‘Viksit Bharat’ and ‘Bharat - Loktantra ki Matruka,’ with a women-centric focus.

Artistic Prelude: The 2024 parade begins with 100 women artists playing Indian musical instruments, setting a unique and vibrant tone.

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