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Hoisting Flag to Flying Kites: 5 things you can do on Republic Day to keep the spirit alive

Indians will celebrate Republic Day on January 26. Apart from hoisting flags and participating in parades, people can do these 5 things to keep the spirit alive of the celebration.

Written By : India TV Lifestyle Desk Edited By : Kristina Das
New Delhi
Published on: January 25, 2024 15:10 IST
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Image Source : FREEPIK Things you can do on Republic Day to keep the spirit alive.

India observes a national holiday on January 26 in observance of Republic Day each year. On this day in 1950, the Indian Constitution came into force, and the day is commemorated in honour of the principles it upholds. Here are five things you can do on Republic Day to keep the spirit alive:

Flag hoisting ceremony: Experience a memorable Republic Day celebration in New Delhi, as the President of India hoists the flag at Kartavya Path, previously known as Rajpath. The Republic parade, which displays military skills, India's rich culture, strength, and achievement is the main attraction on this auspicious day. 

Fly Kites: Decorating the sky with tricolours on this day has become associated with Republic Day. Though it is not a tradition to follow, you may enjoy the national holiday with family and friends by flying kites and making it a memorable experience.

Read: In most parts of the country, January is a frigid winter month, and you may take leverage of the season by curling up under a warm blanket and reading patriotic books to keep the spirit alive. Some novels about India's historical insights and creative interpretation of Indian history include Maulana Abul Kalam Azad's India Wins Freedom. Read Jawaharlal Nehru's The Discovery of India and Shashi Tharoor's 

The Great Indian Novel.Art: Live up to the spirit of Republic Day no matter what circumstances arise. Get creative with your art by creating a portrait of an Indian freedom hero or any historical site in India. As many people travel this holiday weekend, if you happen to be on the beach, explore your artistic expressions by trying your hand at creating a sand sculpture.

Food: Something that draws families and friends together is the dinner table, where a variety of items are set out to savour. Put on your apron and get your hands dirty by creating the most delectable food, don't forget to keep the theme 'Tri-colour' after all it's Republic Day.

(With IANS Inputs)

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