5 interesting facts you need to know about Republic Day celebrations
Sun, 26 Jan 2020|
5FACTS | January 26, 2020:
Here are five interesting facts about Republic Day that many do not know of.
#1. 26 January was chosen to be observed as the Republic day because it was on this day in 1930 when the Indian National Congress declared Purna Swaraj or Indian independence from the British regime.
#2. To date, India has the longest written Constitution in the world. It has 448 articles in 22 Parts, 12 Schedules and 97 Amendments.
#3. There are two hand-written copies of the Constitution — in Hindi and in English. The copies are kept in helium filled cases in the Parliament's library.