Republic Day Offers Republic Day, which is celebrated every year on 26 January, holds great importance in the Indian history. It honors the date on which the Constitution of India came into force on 26 January 1950 thus making India an independent republic country. Republic Day is a national holiday in India, which is celebrated across the country. However, the main celebration takes place at the Rajpath in New Delhi, the national capital, before the President of India. The highlights of the celebrations are the parades, which represent different cultures, traditions, achievements, etc. In 2019, India will celebrate its 69th Republic Day.