Everything about Republic Day 2024, from Ticket price to Chief guest to Parade time

Indian Republic Day is celebrated with pride and enthusiasm throughout the country. Remembering this special day, Republic Day in India is celebrated every year on 26 January in honor of when the Constitution of India came into force in 1950. During this year’s Republic Day celebrations, India will celebrate 75 years since becoming a sovereign, socialist, secular, and democratic country. This year, the celebration of Republic Day 2024 is also going to be grand and will include many important events.

Why is Republic Day celebrated?

Celebrated to commemorate the historic moment when the Constitution of India was adopted by the Constituent Assembly as the governing document replacing the Government of India Act (1935). Republic Day is a medium to strengthen the spirit of republicanism in India. This day reminds the countrymen that we are all equal and free and are responsible for protecting the Constitution.

Parade time and place:

The Republic Day Parade in New Delhi is a grand spectacle that takes place on the Rajpath. This ceremonial thoroughfare stretches from Rashtrapati Bhavan (the President’s residence) to India Gate. The parade starts around 10.30 am on 26 January and continues till noon. It showcases the nation’s diverse culture, military prowess, and achievements. Available seating facilities for the attendees at the venue.

Ticket Price:

While entry to the Republic Day 2024 Parade is free, there are specific enclosures that require tickets. These tickets are available for purchase, and prices start from Rs 100 to Rs 500 depending on the enclosure. To buy these tickets, you can use the nearest ticket counters or online platforms.

To buy tickets online:

Go to the Defense Ministry’s official website.

Provide personal details and verify identity with an OTP.

Choose the desired event.

Select the no. of tickets, and make the payment.

Receive a confirmation email and SMS with booking details and a QR code after successful payment.

Chief Guest of Republic Day 2024:

India annually invites a foreign dignitary as the chief guest for Republic Day celebrations, symbolizing diplomatic ties. In 2024, French President Emmanuel Macron will be the chief guest. He arrives at Jaipur airport on January 25, touring Amber Fort, Jantar Mantar, and Hawa Mahal. A meeting with PM Narendra Modi in Jaipur is scheduled, highlighting the significance of diplomatic relations in selecting the guest of honor.

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