Today Indians all across the world are celebrating Republic Day which is one of the national holidays in India. It is celebrated every year on January 26. This day is of great pride for all Indians as on this day India became a sovereign and republic nation. On this day in 1950, our Indian constitution came into effect. The constitution was adopted in the year 1949. Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar chaired the drafting committee and was the principal architect of the Indian constitution. Babasaheb Ambedkar has been an inspiration to many and his ideals are even followed today. He never tolerated injustice and always fought against social evils like discrimination and untouchability among others. Here’s How You Can Buy Tickets to Watch Republic Day Parade in Delhi

Republic Day 2018: Significance And Celebrations of Republic Day in India

Republic Day 2018: Significance And Celebrations of Republic Day in India

Apart from this, the social reformer always supported and campaigned for rights of women and labor.  He was also a firm believer in the democracy and believed that growth of any society should be judged by the state of women. He was one of the great leaders modern India has ever seen. On occasion of Republic day, we have compiled some of the best quotes that you can share with your dear ones. Happy Republic Day 2018: Wishes, SMS, Facebook, WhatsApp Status, Messages, Greetings for Loved Ones

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“Freedom of mind is the real freedom. A person whose mind is not free though he may not be in chains is a slave, not a free man.”

02

“Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.”

03

“If I find the constitution being misused, I shall be the first to burn it.”

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“A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.”

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“Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.”

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“For a successful revolution, it is not enough that there is discontent. What is required is a profound and thorough conviction of the justice, necessity and importance of political and social rights.”

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“Democracy is not merely a form of Government. It is primarily a mode of associated living, of conjoint communicated experience. It is essentially an attitude of respect and reverence towards our fellow men.”

08

“Constitution is not a mere lawyers document, it is a vehicle of Life, and its spirit is always the spirit of Age.”

09

“A safe army is better than a safe border.”

Everyone is excited to celebrate the 69th Republic day. Like every year, there will be a grand parade which will be presided over by the President of India and there will also be a flag hoisting ceremony in New Delhi.  And then they pay homage to the freedom fighters and martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the nation. The Prime minister of India then lays a wreath at Amar Jyoti at India Gate. Post that there is 21 gun salute as well. Click here to know more about this year’s celebrations in detail. We at India.com wish you all a very Happy Republic day!