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Republic Day 2022 | Here are some facts about the day that commemorates the adoption of the Constitution

There will be no chief guest at the Republic Day parade for the second year due to COVID-19.

January 26, 2022 / 09:38 AM IST
Republic Day is celebrated every year on January 26 to commemorate the adoption of the Indian Constitution. The Constitution is the supreme law of the land and citizens are expected to abide by it. Here are a few facts about the day.
Republic Day is celebrated every year on January 26 to commemorate the adoption of the Indian Constitution. The Constitution is the supreme law of the land and citizens are expected to abide by it. Here are a few facts about the day.
On this day in 1950, the constitution of India was adopted in this country.
On this day in 1950, the Constitution of India was adopted in this country.
Since 1955, the parade has been held at Rajpath.
Since 1955, the parade has been held at Rajpath.
In 2022, for two years in a row there will be no chief guest, due to COVID-19.
There will be no chief guest at the Republic Day parade for the second year due to COVID-19.
This year the parade will start at 10:30 am, due to prediction of fog.
This year the parade will start half an hour late at 10:30 am due to fog prediction.
This year the parade will only go up to the National Stadium, due to COVID-19.
This year the parade will end at National Stadium instead of Red Fort due to COVID-19.
On the evening of January 29, the Beating Retreat ceremony is held which officially denotes the end of Republic Day festivities.
On the evening of January 29, the Beating Retreat ceremony is held which officially denotes the end of Republic Day festivities.
During the parade, Indian Army will sport all the different uniforms and weapons of the Army since 1950 till date.
During the parade, Indian Army will sport different uniforms and display weapons.
Map of India in 1950 v/s present day in 2022.
Map of India in 1950 versus present day.
Preamble of the Indian constitution.
Preamble of the Indian constitution.
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first published: Jan 26, 2022 09:38 am
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