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What is the Difference Between the Flag Hoisting On Independence Day And Republic Day In India

The two most important days for every Indians is the Independence Day celebrated on the August 15 and the Republic Day, celebrated on the January 26. 

Independence Day:

Independence Day marks the day when India became free from the rule and regulation of the British. 15th of August 1947 is the day India won her independence and every year the flag is hoisted and unfurled at the top. This marks the first hoisting of the Indian flag after independence.

  • On the occasion of 15th august independent day the flag is pull by the rope from the bottom, then it is hoisted by opening which is called flag hoisting. it is done by the guest  (prime minister). In the constitution it is call flag hosting.
  • On the Independence day flag hoisting is done by Prime Minister
  • On 15 August, the Prime Minister hoists the Indian flag on the ramparts of the historical place of Red Fort in Delhi.

Republic day:

India celebrates its Republic Day every year on the 26th of January. As the history states, the Constitution of India, which is the longest constitution in the world, was put into force for the largest democracy on this actual day in 1950. The constitution of India was adopted on the 26th of November, in the year 1949. But, it came to effect on the 26th of January, 1950. Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar was the main mind in drafting this constitution. On Republic Day, flag hoisting ceremonies and parades by armed forces and school children are held in different parts of the country.

  • On the Republic day flag is closed and tied up on the top. Chief can unfurl it without pulling it up. It is call flag unfurling in the constitution.
  • On the Republic day flag hoisting is done by the President.
  • On 26 January, the President hoists the national flag on Rajpath in New Delhi.

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