Republic Day of India
On 26 January India celebrates the Republic Day. This is one of the official holidays of the country, established in honor of the liberation from British colonial rule and the adoption of the Republican Constitution in 1950. Each year in the capital Delhi in front of the palace of President it’s held a grand procession with the participation of military and police units, students, dancers, folk artists and orchestras.
The military parade shows the current state of the armed forces. Indian Army is the largest in the world, its personnel totals 1.3 million.
The parade is attended by representatives of the Air Force, which include 150,000 people and more than 1,000 aircraft. The squadron aircraft Sukhoi-30 submitted by the Indian Air Force on 26.01.2013 parade in New Delhi.
During the procession in honor of the 64th birthday of the republic has been demonstrated the most recent development organization of Indian Defense Research and Development — a three-stage solid-fuel intercontinental ballistic missile Agni V. This missile, its ability to hit targets at a distance of over 5500 km, will significantly increase the battle power of India.
It’s very popular among the public to enjoy performances of the police officers who show severe and dangerous stunts related to their profession.
In connection with a holiday in the country it’s organized various festivals, exhibitions, performances. In Panaji — the capital of Goa, for example, a group of artists, environmentalists show an exhibition of photographs saved by the expansion of the road evergreen trees.
According to Mass Media materials