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New Delhi, January 15
Republic Day celebrations from this year onwards will begin from January 23 instead of January 24 toinclude the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.
The government earlier started celebration of Bose’s birth anniversary as Parakram Divas.
This is in line with the government’s focus on celebrating/commemorating important aspects of our history and culture, official sources said.
Other such days which have become a yearly affair are — August 14 (Partition Horrors Remembrance Day), Sardar Patel’s birthday October 31 (Ekta Divas National Unity Day; November 15 Janjatiya Gaurav Divas (Bhagwan Birsa Munda’s Birthday); November 26 Constitution Day; December 26 Veer Baal Divas (tribute to four sahibzadas).