Republic Day

These objects at the Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum revive the memory of India's first Republic Day

India's journey from being a crown jewel colony to a resilient republic was by no means a smooth one. It is the story of a country that found pride in it's diversity,...

The First Republic Day of India : includes 5 Activity Ideas!

Each year on January 26, India celebrates its Republic Day marking the end of its transition into an independent and sovereign country.  In 1950, the Constitution of India came into effect turning this day...

Republic Day Tableaus : A Quick Guide to India’s Heritage

Republic Day is India's greatest National celebration.  Even though January 26 would be a holiday, we would wake up early to watch the Parade on TV.  So imagine my surprise when a mere 4...

Nandalal Bose : The Man Who Illustrated the Constitution of India

The Constitution of India has a simply wonderful story to tell. The journey of its creation is nothing short of a bestseller laden with adequate passion, struggle and its own share of conflicts. True,...

Republic of Art: The Constitution as an Illustrated History of India

The Constitution of India is a fascinating piece of art. What other book can guide your present and ensure your future while constantly acknowledging the past? Let me decode that a bit : we all...
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