Cyril Ramaphosa expected to be chief guest at 2019 Republic Day
Published: December 3, 2018
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will be Chief Guest at the Republic Day of India 2019, which also marks the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. The celebrations are held every year at Rajpath before the President of India. The Republic Day honours the date on which the Constitution of India came into effect on 26th January 1950 with a democratic government system. & replaced the Government of India Act (1935) as the governing document of India. The day was chosen as the Republic day because it was on this day in 1930 when Declaration of Indian Independence (Purna Swaraj) was proclaimed by the Indian National Congress (INC) as opposed to the Dominion status offered by British Regime.
Topics: Activism • Activists • Cyril Ramaphosa • Dominion • Indian independence movement • Indian National Congress • Mahatma Gandhi • Political ideologies • Purna Swaraj • Rajpath • republic day • Swaraj