NEW DELHI: Republic Day Celebrations will now begin every year from January 23 instead of January 24, government sources said on Saturday. The change is being made to include the birth anniversary of Subash Chandra Bose, which the Modi government […]
The change is being made to include the birth anniversary of Subash Chandra Bose, which the Modi government earlier started celebrating as Parakram Divas.
This is also in line with government’s focus on commemorating important aspects of our history and culture.
According to government sources, other such days which have become a yearly affair are August 14 – Partition Horrors Remembrance Day, October 31– Ekta Diva or National Unity Day (Birth anniversary of Sardar Patel), November 15 –Janjatiya Gaurav Divas (Bhagwan Birsa Munda’s birthday), November 26 – Constitution Day and December 26– Veer Baal Divas (tribute to 4 Sahibzadas).