26th January 2023 (Thursday) is a National Holiday in India
All Central and State Government offices, Schools, Educational institutions, and Banks will be closed on Thursday, 26th January 2023 in observance of Republic Day in India. [Know More Holidays 2023]
The 26th of January 2023 is a special day in India. It marks the celebration of India’s Republic Day, a national holiday that commemorates the adoption of the Indian Constitution in 1950. On this day, the people of India come together to celebrate the country’s rich history and culture, and to honor its founding fathers.
The Significance of Republic Day
Republic Day is a significant day in India’s history, as it marks the adoption of the Indian Constitution and the establishment of India as a sovereign, democratic republic. The Indian Constitution is the longest-written constitution in the world, and it outlines the fundamental rights and duties of citizens, as well as the structure of the government. The adoption of this document was a major milestone in India’s history, and it is celebrated every year on Republic Day.
The celebration of Republic Day is an important way for Indians to honor their country’s history and culture. On this day, people from all over India come together to celebrate their nation’s independence and to remember its founding fathers. The day is marked by parades, speeches, and other festivities that honor India’s past and present.
How Republic Day is Celebrated
Republic Day is celebrated in many different ways across India. In New Delhi, the capital city, a grand parade is held on Rajpath, which is attended by the President of India and other dignitaries. During the parade, military personnel march down the street and display their weapons and equipment. There are also performances by various cultural groups, including folk dancers and musicians.
Republic Day Speech 2023 – 26 January Speech for Students, Teachers
On January 26th, India celebrates Republic Day, commemorating the day the Indian Constitution, which replaced the Government of India Act of 1935, went into effect. This year, the national holiday is themed around ‘Jan-Bhagidari- People’s Participation’. Schools, colleges, and workplaces throughout the country enthusiastically observe this special occasion with competitions such as singing, dancing, and speech-giving. This is an ideal opportunity to teach history and patriotism to children.
Long Weekends in India 2023
This January 2023 brings a four-day weekend with the 26th of the month being a National Holiday and the 28th and 29th falling on a fourth Saturday and Sunday, respectively. If you take one day’s leave on the 27th, you can enjoy the long weekend in its entirety. [Know more]
Early Closure of Offices in connection with Republic Day Parade/Beating Retreat Ceremony/At Home Function during January 2023
It has been examined and decided that all Central Government offices located in the premises of Parliament House and Rashtrapati Bhawan shall be closed in connection with Republic Day Parade/Beating Retreat Ceremony/At Home Function during January 2023. This is for security reasons, and the offices will need to be vacated according to the following schedule:
- Full Dress Rehearsal Republic Day Parade program from 6:30 PM on 22.01.2023 to 1 PM on 23.01.2023
- Final Day Parade of Republic Day from 1 PM on 25.01.2023 to 1 PM on 26.01.2023
- All Home function at R.P. Bhawan from 1 PM on 26.01.2023 to 7:30 PM
- Beating the Retreat Ceremony from 12 PM to 7:30 PM on 29.01.2023