Republic Day Essay In English –
|Subject||Write an English essay on Republic day ( 26th January) in your words.|
|Grade/Class||1st to 3rd standard|
|Number of words||150 words|
|Age group||5 – 10 years|
26th January is celebrated as Republic Day all over India every year. It was on this day in 1950 that our country became a Democratic Republic. India had a constitution of her own. Republic Day is celebrated at India Gate in New Delhi. People come from many parts of the country to see the celebrations. The President comes to India Gate. He takes salute from the soldiers of Army, Navy and Air Force. Tanks, guns and many other weapons of the armed forces are displayed. Tableaus and dancing troupes from different States pass through Raj Path. It is the most beautiful part of the celebrations. Boys and girls of different schools also take part in the procession. The parade ends at the Red Fort. In the end, there is a colorful fly past by the aero planes of the Indian Air force. Rose petals are showered form the air and a tricolor of saffron, white and green, the colours of the national flag, is left behind. Balloons of these clouds float in the air. At night all government buildings are illuminated and the people move out to watch the beautiful sight.
Meaning of Hard Words
- Democratic- relating to or supporting democracy or its principles.
- Troupe-a group of dancers, actors, or other entertainers who tour to different venues.
- Illuminate– light up.
Facts About Republic Day- 26th January
- A Christian song, Abide With Me, is played at the Republic Day Parade. It is believed to be one of Mahatma Gandhi’s favourite songs.
- The Prime Minister places a wreath at Amar Jawan Jyoti as a mark of respect to the thousands of soldiers of the country who had died fighting for the Indian Independence.
- Drafting the Constitution was a herculean task. Dr B.R. Ambedkar took 2 years and 11 months to draft the Indian Constitution.
- Our leaders took the best aspects from other countries’ constitutions. The concept of liberty, equality and fraternity came from the French constitution while the Five-Year Plans came from the USSR constitution.
- A majority of national awards such as Bharat Ratna, Padma Bhushan and Kirti Chakra are awarded during the Republic Day ceremony.