What are the main differences between Republic Day and Independence Day? Uncategorized by Vedant - January 5, 2019June 6, 2019 You may have seen many times on the TV that a news reporter goes on the spot on January 26 (January 26) or August 15 (August 15) and asks questions about the difference in the importance of both dates. It is often done that people can not give accurate information about the Republic Day and the 15th of August ie the Independence Day. Many times, teachers of government schools cannot even tell the difference about Republic Day and Independence Day. Then the question is asked, what information will be given to the children when these teachers do not know themselves. Let's try to overcome any such confusion and to understand the difference between the two national festivals. 1. We celebrate 26th January every year as Republic Day While celebrating August 15 as Independence Day 2. The festival celebrated on January 26 is also known as Republic Day. While the festival celebrated on August 15 is also called Independence Day. 3. The Constitution of India came into effect on 26 January 1950. While on 15th August 1947, India was liberated from the slavery of the British. Read this article also Essay on Republic Day 2019-2020 4. On January 26, 1950, the country's first President Dr. Rajendra Prasad took over While about 2 years 5 years ago, on August 15, 1947, Jawaharlal Nehru took over as the country's first Prime Minister. 5. On Republic Day, Republic Day Parade is lifted on 26th January at Rajpath in the national capital of Delhi. While the Prime Minister addresses the country from Red Fort in Delhi on August 15 6. On 26th January the President of India hovers the Tricolor on Rajpath While on 15th August the country's Prime Minister hovers the tricolor with the ramparts of the Red Fort.