Republic Day 2023 Wishes & Quotes: Republic Day is celebrated in India on 26 January and is a national festival of the country. Every year on 26 January every Indian expresses their patriotism and their affection for the motherland. Every Indian has many memories associated with this day. The constitution of India came into force on January 26, 1950 Which declared India as a sovereign socialist democratic republic with a parliamentary form of government.
Apart from the constitution of India being implemented on 26 January, the day had another major event of great importance take place on it. On December 31, 1929, in the session of the Indian National Congress held in Lahore under the chairmanship of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, it was declared that if the British government did not give India the status of a dominion, they would declare itself independent on 26th January.
After India gained Independence on 15th August 1947, Jawaharlal Nehru suggested that the constitution be enacted on 26th January 1950, to commemorate the day, as Republic Day.
Why celebrate Republic Day?
Each year on 26th January, Indians celebrate Republic Day. In 2023, India shall be celebrating its 74th Republic Day. India gained its independence from the British Raj in 1947, but on January 26, 1950, the Indian Constitution came into force, when India became a sovereign state. The Drafting Committee that created the constitution was headed by Dr BR Ambedkar. Since the Constitution of India was accepted on November 26, 1949, the Constitution Day is celebrated November 26 every year.
On this day, the entire country celebrates with pompous parades in different cities. The annual parade that forms the main attraction of Republic day, starts at Rajpath and ends at India gate. Also, on this day, one of the highest civilian awards, the Padma awards are distributed by the President of India. The President distributes Paramvir Chakra, Ashok Chakra and Vir Chakra to the brave soldiers of the country. Millions of people across the country watch this Republic Day parade on their television sets.
Republic Day 2023: Journey of Indian Republic
According to the proposal of 29 August 1947, a drafting committee was established, which had seven members and Dr. B.K. R. Ambedkar was its president. This committee presented its decision on February 21, 1948, which was placed before the Parliament on November 4, 1948. From 9 November 1948 to 17 October 1949, the second reading continued in which 7635 streams were presented.
From November 14, 1949 to November 26, 1949, the third Khuvandagi took place and on November 26, 1949, the Constitution was passed by signing the Constituent Assembly. The last session of the Constituent Assembly took place on January 24, 1950, and according to the new constitution, Dr. Rajendra Prasad was elected the first President of Independent India. The new constitution was implemented from 26 January 1950. From that day every year on 26 January, Republic Day is celebrated in India.
Republic Day 2023 Wishes, Quotes, SMS & Message
Following are some wishes that you can send to your friends and family to wish them on Republic Day.
- Our brave heroes waged a valiant struggle for years so that future generations could live their lives with freedom and dignity. This is a day to celebrate them and what they fought for. Wishing you all a very Happy Republic Day!
- Freedom has not come easy, it is because of the sacrifices of our freedom fighters, so never take it for granted. I wish you a very Happy Republic Day 2023!
- Freedom of thought, strength in our convictions and pride in our heritage. Let’s salute our brave martyrs on Republic Day. Happy Republic Day!
- The father of our nation, Mahatma Gandhi said, “Be the change you wish to see in this world.” and those words are relevant even today. Be a Leader. Make the Difference. Wishing you a very Happy Republic Day 2023!
- Let us make a promise that we would not let the hard sacrifices of our brave freedom fighters go in vain. We would work hard to make our country the best in the world. I wish you a very Happy Republic Day 2023!
Republic Day 2023 WhatsApp & Facebook Status
Republic Day is one of the most important National Festivals of the country. If you wish for some interesting and impressive whatsapp statuses to wish all your contacts, a happy Republic Day, here are a few texts you can use.
- “We are Indians, firstly and lastly.” – Dr BR Ambedkar
- “Every Indian should now forget that he is a Rajput, a Sikh, or a Jat. He must remember that he is an Indian.” – Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
- “Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi
- “Bombs and pistols do not make a revolution. The sword of revolution is sharpened on the whetstone of ideas.” – Bhagat Singh
- “We want deeper sincerity of motive, a greater courage in speech and earnestness in action.” – Sarojini Naidu