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Shiv Bhojan Scheme launched by Maharashtra Government

The state government of Maharashtra has launched the ‘Shiv Bhojan’ scheme on a pilot basis, which aims to provide a meal to the poor for Rs 10. The scheme was launched on the occasion of the 71st Republic Day celebrations on Sunday, 26th January 2020. As a part of one of the promises made by ..

Country’s first ‘walk-through’ aviary at Mumbai

The Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday, 26th January 2020 inaugurated the Indias first ‘walk- through’ aviary and also the biggest and tallest as part of the 71st Republic Day celebrations at the Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan and Zoo located in the capital city of Maharashtra, Mumbai. The aviary is a home for ..

Madhya Pradesh follows Maharashtra, Preamble to be read in Government Schools

As per an order issued by the State Education Department of Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday, 22nd January 2020, the state government of Madhya Pradesh has made the reading of the Preamble to the Constitution in schools mandatory, becoming the second state after Maharashtra to do so. Maharashtra School Education Minister, Varsha Gaikwad earlier this week ..

Indian Navy’s Tableau for Republic Day unveiled

On 26th January 2020, the Indian Navy’s tableau that will be showcased at the Parade of Republic Day at Rajpath has been revealed yesterday, 8th January 2020. The tableau is based on the theme of Navy Week that is `Indian Navy- Silent, Strong and Swift’. Contingent Commander, Platoon Commanders, and the Naval Tableaux are the ..

Ministry of Defence launchs ‘RDP INDIA 2019 app’ for Republic Day parade

The Ministry of Defence launched a mobile app ‘RDP India 2019’ to let people watch highlights of the 70th Republic Day event all over the world. This app contains information about the Parade on Rajpath, New Delhi, including Order of the March, details of the tableaux presented by different States and Ministries, children cultural performances, ..

Cyril Ramaphosa expected to be chief guest at 2019 Republic Day

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 ..

The cultural extravaganza “2018 Bharat Parv” to be organise from Red Fort

As part of the 2018 Republic Day celebrations, cultural extravaganza Bharat Parv will organize by the Union Ministry of Tourism at the Red Fort in Delhi from January 26 to 31, 2018. The prime objective of the 3-day event is to generate a patriotic mood, promote the rich cultural diversity of the country and to ..

Republic Day Parade in India

Constitution of India came into effect on January 26, 1950. During the transition period from 1947 to 1950, King George VI was the head of country. He was also the last Emperor of Modern India. C. Rajagopalachari served as the Governor-General of India during this period. Following January 26, 1950, Rajendra Prasad was elected as the ..