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Monday, January 26, 2004
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Republic Day to be Webcast
Vinod Kumar

January 26 is a red-letter day in the Indian history as it was on this day in 1950 that India became a complete sovereign nation. This year we will celebrate the 55th Republic Day. The Indian Republic Day is famous worldwide for its spectacular celebrations. The President of India at New Delhi unfurls the Tricolour and is saluted by the Armed Forces on this most colourful day. Republic Day celebration is a treat for eyes to watch as it includes march past of the armed forces, massive parades, brightly illuminated drawn wagons and folk dances from the different states showing the cultural unity of India. We are providing you a list of Websites, which will give you information on Republic Day.

http://republicday.nic.in

This site will Webcast live coverage of the 55th Republic Day celebration. So now you can sit back and enjoy Republic Day Parade live from Rajpath on the Internet. This Webcast can be viewed only on Real player. This site also contains links from where you can also download the latest versions of Real Player.

http://presidentofindia.nic.in

This is the official Website of the President of India. Here you will get information about current and all past presidents of India. This site contains an archive of speeches given by the Indian Presidents on successive Republic and Independence Days. The information about the Presidentís Bodyguard and the complete video footage of the change of guard is given on this site. Panoramic tour to Rashtrapati Bhavan and its image gallery is available. This site contains a childrenís corner where they can take part in online quiz test. Press releases from 1997 onwards are available. Links of some important government Websites are also given.