What is the significance of 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