Monday, 25 January 2016


Republic Day Commensurate the date 26th January 1950 on which Indian Constitution came into force replacing the Govt  of India Act 1935.
Whereas Indepence Day is celebrated on August 15 at Red Fort Republic Day celebrations are celebrated at Rajpath
Republic Day celebrations take place on this day. The main republic day celebrations are held at Rajpath, New Delhi before President of India.On this day, ceremonious parade takes place at Raj path in tribute to India, for its unity in Diversity and rich cultural diversity. Commencing from Rashrapathi Bhavan, Raisini Hills, on Rajpath past
 India Gate. The parade show cases, India ‘s Defense Capabilities, and cultural Heritage. 

The viewing of Broadcast  through TV Channels lifts the spirits and make one surprise about number of variant displays of culture.

In this Parade the Defense , rich heritage of the country  is displayed by different states, denoting their special and diversified culture, an opportunity to enjoy the richness, a show to learn about different cultures and their way of living.
The celebrations last 3 days.

Band Retreat: 

In India it officially denotes the end of republic day celebrations.
It is conducted on the evening of January 29th , The venue is Raisina Hills and adjacent square , Vijay Chowk , flanked by others and south block of Rashtrapati Bhavan. It is performed by three wings of military, the Indian Army, Indian Navy, and Indian Air Force.
The Chief Guest for Republic Day celebrations for this Year 2016 is President Fran├žois Hollande of France.
French  Band Contingent consisting 26 members participated in the Parade, which is special attraction.