On this day, the flag is hoisted, followed by several cultural events and programmes in schools and colleges across the country. Further, soldiers’ parades and airshows by Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force are conducted from India Gate to Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi. The President of India distributes the Padma Bhushan Awards to the deserving civilians of the country to honour their contribution to the nation.
Here are some inspirational quotes and speech ideas on the occasion of the 71st Republic Day.
71st Republic Day Inspirational Quotes
Bhagat Singh“The sanctity of law can be maintained only so as long as it is the expression of the will of the people.”Lala Lajpat Rai“The shots that hit me are the last nails to the coffin of British rule in India.”Lal Bahadur Shastri“We believe in peace and peaceful development, not only for ourselves but for people all over the world.”Chandrashekhar Azad“If yet your blood does not rage, then it is water that flows in your veins. For what is the flush of youth, if it is not of service to the motherland.”Bal Gangadhar Tilak“Swaraj is my birth right and I shall have it.”Chandra Bhushan“Democracy means nothing if people are not able to work the democracy for the common good.”Jawaharlal Nehru“Long years ago, we made a tryst with destiny and now the time comes when we shall redeem our pledge… At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom.”
Happy Republic Day Speech Ideas