As we know, the country is celebrating the 75th anniversary of its independence. Cultural programs are being organized across the country on this occasion. Republic Day i.e. Republic Day is celebrated as a national festival across the country, because on this day the Constitution came into force in India. To make this day special on this happy occasion, many people also make plans to go somewhere outside the house. If you are also planning to go somewhere on the occasion of Republic Day, then today we are going to tell you about some wonderful places to visit in India on Republic Day 2021, you will surely be colored in the colors of patriotism by going here. You can also go to these places to roam and enjoy with your family. So let's know about these places.
List of Places to visit in India on This Republic Day 2021:
The Kargil War Memorial was built by the Indian Army in the late nineties in honor of the martyrs of the Kargil War with Pakistan. The sandstone wall in the center of the monument bears the names of all the soldiers of the Indian Army who were martyred during the war. Tiger Hill and Tololong Hill are areas recaptured by the Indian Army after defeating Pakistani troops, which are visible from this monument.
Every year on 26 July, a lamp is lit to pay tribute to the martyrs at the 'Kargil War Memorial' in the Dras region of Ladakh. Where Kargil Vijay Diwas is organized every year on 26 July. This is the same day, when the Indian Army got back all its posts in Kargil, which were captured by the Pakistan Army. This fight took place between May and July in the year 1999 in Kargil district of Jammu and Kashmir. The then Pakistan Army Chief General Pervez Musharraf had infiltrated Kargil without informing the then Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif.
Red Fort, Delhi
Every year on the occasion of Independence Day, the Prime Minister of India hoists the flag at the Red Fort and addresses the nation. In 1947, when India got independence, the country's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru gave a speech from the Red Fort. The Red Fort is a symbol of India's independence from the British. The historically important Red Fort was built by Shah Jahan.
The Red Fort of Delhi got its name because it is made of red stones and it is one of the most impressive grand palaces in the world. The history of India is also closely associated with this fort. It was here that the British traders removed the last Mughal ruler, Bahadur Shah Zafar, and ended three centuries of Mughal rule. It was from this ramparts that the first Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru declared that India is now independent from colonial rule.
As we know, not only Delhi, but India's pride 'Red Fort' is famous all over the world for its glory and fame. The Mughal Empire, which ruled the Delhi Sultanate for more than 200 years, took over its entire Sultanate from the Red Fort. It is situated in the heart of Delhi, where now there are manymuseumsto see. This is a historical artifact, to see which people from other countries also come from far and wide. It was built in 1648, and at that time was the kingdom of Shah Jahan, the fifth Mughal ruler of the Mughal Empire, and Delhi was called Shahjahanabad. The Red Fort was built with red stone, hence it was called Red Fort. The architectural style of the Red Fort is very unique, the gardens, palaces, walls, everything has been made very thoughtfully, here one gets a glimpse of the different culture of India.
Jallianwala Bagh, Amritsar
According to historians, on the day of Baisakhi, on April 13, 1919, the soldiers of the British government gunned down innocent people who were holding an unprovoked meeting in Jallianwala Bagh. One thousand people died in this horrific massacre. These included children and women. Even today Jallianwala Bagh is a witness to that scene. Jallianwala Bagh is situated near the Golden Temple of Amritsar in Punjab. At present Jallianwala Bagh is the memorial site. A large number of people visit Jallianwala Bagh daily and pay homage to the martyrs by paying homage to them.
India Gate, Delhi
Located in the heart of the national capital Delhi,India Gatewas built in honor of the 82,000 Indian Army soldiers who laid down their lives in World War I and the Anglo-Afghan War. The names of these brave martyrs are engraved on the walls of India Gate. The Amar Jawan Jyoti was lit in 1971 to pay tribute to the soldiers who laid down their lives in the fight for Bangladesh's independence.
Located in Gujarat, Porbandar is the birthplace of the 'Father of the Nation' Mahatma Gandhi. Kirti Mandir and Mahatma Gandhi's house are two important structures here which are associated with Gandhi, who had contributed immensely in getting India's independence. These places have now been converted into museums that depict the life and writings of Gandhi.
Chandrashekhar Azad Park, Prayagraj
In 1931, Chandrashekhar Azad fought with British soldiers in this park of Prayagraj. He had sacrificed his life in this park at the age of only 25. Let us tell that when Chandrashekhar Azad surrounded the British police. Then he thought that the British soldiers would not die from the bullet and he shot himself at this place. This place is now known as Chandrashekhar Azad Park. There is a statue of Chandrashekhar Azad in the park.
Plassey, West Bengal
In the year 1757, this war was fought between the Nawab of Bengal Siraj-ud-Daula and the British Empire. The Nawab of Bengal was defeated in this war. After the victory in this war, the grip of the British strengthened. Plassey is a Village in Kaliganj Block in Nadia District of West Bengal. This village is situated on the banks of Bhagirathi river. You can visit Plassey along with other monuments sites of West Bengal.
August Kranti Maidan, Mumbai
The Quit India Movement was started on 9 August 1942 during the independence movement by Gandhiji at August Kranti Maidan in Mumbai, since then it is celebrated as August Kranti Day. And from this, the bugle of Quit India was blown against the British.
Today this ground is called Gowli Maidan and is a playground, and even then it holds its own importance and gives a deep essence of patriotism when you visit it.
You can visit this ground on Independence Day.
Raj Ghat, New Delhi
Raj Ghat is a memorial to the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, situated on the banks of the holy river Yamuna. Gandhian principles have influenced not only Indians but many other world leaders who were fighting for independence. In 1948, Mahatma Gandhi was cremated inside the Raj Ghat. His samadhi is made of black colored marble and it keeps a flame burning at all times, to pay respect to his struggles and devotion for freedom.
The Raj Ghat houses memorials to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, Lal Bahadur Shastri, KR Narayan, Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi. Raj Ghat has a beautiful garden and some trees were planted here by Queen Elizabeth II.
Gandhi Smriti, New Delhi
Gandhi Smriti is the place where Gandhiji lived after independence and was shot on 30 January 1948. This place is open for you to see Gandhiji's belongings as well as his memorabilia. The place also hosts a multimedia show about the life of Mahatma Gandhi.
Wagah Border, Amritsar
The Bagha border is the border of India and Pakistan and this flag hoisting ceremony lasts for 45 minutes. It is easy to reach Amritsar from this place. Soldiers of both the countries march towards the gate to be opened on this day, lower the flag and go back to their respective flag post of their countries.
Jhansi Fort, Uttar Pradesh
Jhansi Fort is a fort built in the 17th century, also known as Jhansi Fort, it was built by Raja Bir Singh Deo. A few years later, Raja Gangadhar Rao ruled the place and brought development to the locality. After his death, his wife Manikarnika Tambe, now known as the Rani of Jhansi, fought valiantly against the East India Company in 1958. With her son tied to his back, Rani Lakshmi Bai fought the British and was later captured.
Sabarmati Ashram, Ahmedabad
In the year 1915, Sabarmati Ashram also known as Gandhi Ashram was established by Mahatma Gandhi. When Mahatma Gandhi started the Dandi March in the year 1930, he stayed at this ashram. He swore that he would never return to this ashram until India gained its independence. Many Gandhian principles such as volunteerism, the abolition of caste discrimination and untouchability, and secularism were founded here. Hriday Kunj houses Gandhi's glasses, spinning wheel, and many other personal articles used by him.
Chandrashekhar Azad Park, Allahabad
Chandrashekhar Azad was fought with British soldiers in this park in 1931. This 133-acre park is where the freedom fighter died in the freedom struggle in 1931 at the age of 24. Chandrashekhar Azad shot himself during a gun battle at this place. He swore that he would never be caught and would not like to die from the bullets of British soldiers, so he shot himself at this spot. This place is now known as Chandrashekhar Azad Park.
Shaurya Smarak, Bhopal
It is a war memorial with inscriptions bearing the names of all Indian soldiers who died in battle. Visiting this place can boost your spirit of adventure and patriotism. It is a symbol of the sacrifice made by our soldiers during the war and the struggle for freedom.
Chauri Chaura, Gorakhpur
In the year 1922, an Indian mob burnt 23 policemen inside a police post of the British Government. This incident led to the intervention of Mahatma Gandhi, and he called off the non-cooperation movement, for which he was arrested and sentenced to 6 years in prison.
Statue of Unity, Gujarat
The statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in the name of Statue of Unity in Gujarat was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 31 October 2018. This statue is also known as Sardar Patel Statue. This statue is the tallest statue in the world.