Republic Day Celebrations to now Begin From January 23 every year to Include Netaji’s Birth Anniversary

Earlier, the government had started the celebration of the birth anniversary of Subhas Chandra Bose as Parakram Divas.

Updated: January 15, 2022 1:18 PM IST

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Republic Day celebrations to now start from Jan 23, include Subhas Chandra Bose's birth anniversary.(Photo: ANI)

New Delhi: The celebrations of Republic Day will now begin from January 23 every year instead of January 24 in order to include the birth anniversary of Subhas Chandra Bose, said sources in the government.

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This is in line with the Narendra Modi government’s focus on celebrating/commemorating important aspects of our history and culture, the sources added. Earlier, the government had started the celebration of the birth anniversary of Subhas Chandra Bose as Parakram Divas.

Other important days that have become a yearly affair are Partition Horrors Remembrance Day (August 14), National Unity Day (October 31), Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas (November 15), Constitution Day (November 26), Veer Baal Diwas (December 26).

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Published Date: January 15, 2022 12:59 PM IST

Updated Date: January 15, 2022 1:18 PM IST