68th India’s Republic Day 2017 (26th January) Parade Ticket Passes Beating the Retreat Ceremony

India Republic day is a nation’s pride and people usually celebrate it with all friends and family hosting Indian flag, singing the national anthem and wishing each other Happy Republic Day.

Republic Day is one of the brightest and the greatest day’s in the Indian History and we all Indians are Celebrating this Special Day Every Year.

Every year 26th January we all are celebrated the Republic Day of India. It was the day when our constitution came into the force on 26th January 1950. This is one of the most important national events, which celebrated all over India; there is a gazetted holiday by the government on this occasion.

Republic day marks the time when India became democratic. Flag hoisting, cultural dance program, singing competition, great speech on our struggle for freedom is a universal thing on Republic day but don’t forget the republic day wishes it is also an important part.

What Is Republic Day In India | How It Is Celebrated

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India Republic day which is on 26th January it is one of the three national holidays in India. Other two are Independence Day and Gandhi Jayanti.  India was declared a Republican on 26th January 1950 i.e. it became democratic and decided to choose the government of the people.

India gained independence on 15 August 1947 but made its constitution in 1950. The day 26th January has been selected because it was the date of Poorna Swaraj. Indians declared the right to Poorna Swaraj on 26th January 1930.  Because of the sacrifices of our great freedom fighters this was possible.

68th India’s Republic Day 2017 (26th January) Parade Ticket Passes

The signature celebration of the event is the Republic Day Parade, which held at India Gate in Delhi. The Tickets or Passes for the same can be bought a couple of weeks before the event.

The main Republic Day Parade starts at 9:30 am, after the flag hoisting at 9 am on 26 January of each year. It runs for approximately three hours.

A full dress rehearsal held a few days before the actual event. Although Republic Day celebrations in India take place in each and every city, the celebrations at Delhi are much grand in scale.  

The 26 January Republic Day Parade Tickets 2017 online bookings have started. If you are searching where to get Republic day Parade tickets 2017 in New Delhi, here how to and when all details provided here. Many people have asked how to get tickets for Republic day parade 2017 and Beating Retreat ceremony?

We are enclosing the list of centers in New Delhi where the tickets would be sold at a reasonable price for the common public. The places may be subjected to change according to the availability of the tickets. People who are interested in buying the tickets online may reach the official website or else get it from the stores available in New Delhi for a specific period of time.

  • India Tourism Development Corporation (IDTC) Travel Counters at Ashok and Janpath Hotels. (Working days only).
  • Delhi Tourism Development Corporation (DTDC) Counters at Coffee Home, Baba Kharag Singh Marg and Food and Craft Bazar, Dilli Haat, opposite INA Market and Shri Gandhi Ashram, Chandni Chowk. (Working days only).
  • Departmental Sale Counters at North Block round about, South Block round about, Pragati Maidan (Gate No. 1, Bhairon Road), Jantar Mantar (Main Gate), Shastri Bhawan (near Gate No. 1), India Gate (near Jamnagar House), Red Fort (near police picket). (10 a.m. until 5.30 p.m. daily). 
  • Parliament House Reception Office. (11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday/Sunday/Holiday Closed).
  • The Government of India Tourist Office, 88 Janpath. (Closed Sunday).

Note: The ticket counters at Jantar Mantar, South Block round about, Shashtri Bhawan, and India Gate will be open for an additional two hours, until 7.30 p.m., from January 23 to January 25, 2017.

The Republic Day Parade is followed up by a Beating of the Retreat Ceremony in the afternoon on January 29 each year. Tickets are also available for this event at the above outlets.

Stay tuned for other updates.

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