January 26 is one of the holidays designated by the Indian people, Republic Day commemorates the date on which the 1950 Constitution came into force. The legislative document replaced the Government of India Act and, therefore Therefore, it turned the nation into a recent republic.
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On January 26, 1950, the Indian Constitution began a democratic government, thus completing the country’s transition to an independent republic. January 26, was chosen as the celebrated date of Republic Day because that same day in 1929, the Indian National Congress proclaimed the desired independence of India, from the rule of the British Regime.
India broke through with the British Raj on August 15, 1947. Independence came through the Indian Independence Act of 1947, an act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that divided British India into the two new independent dominions of the British Commonwealth.
India gained its independence on August 15, 1947 as a constitutional monarchy with George VI as head of state and Count Mountbatten as governor general.
Republic Day celebrates the entry into force of its constitution. The first draft constitution was presented to the Constituent Assembly on November 4, 1947. The Assembly met, in sessions open to the public, for 166 days, 11 months and 18 days before approving the Constitution.
After many deliberations and some modifications, the 308 members of the Assembly signed two handwritten copies of the document (one in Hindi and one in English) on January 24, 1950. Two days later, on January 26, 1950, it entered into force. across the nation. On that day, Dr. Rajendra Prasad began his first term as President of the Indian Union. The Constituent Assembly became the Parliament of India in accordance with the transitional provisions of the new Constitution.