Today, Sunday, the Indian police announced that there are four explosions in the state of "Assam" in the northeast of the country, while India is celebrating the "Day of the Republic" which coincides with the commemoration of the activation of the constitution. It occurred within ten minutes this morning, one of which was near a police headquarters, while there were no immediate reports of deaths or injuries. ...
Surveillance cameras showed two young men on a motorbike throwing a roadside bomb, while police officials reported an investigation into the blasts.
And India is witnessing security tightening today, as well as military parades and ceremonial marches, on the occasion of the 71st anniversary of Republic Day.
Thousands of citizens gathered on Sunday in the streets of the Indian capital (New Delhi) to celebrate Republic Day, which coincides with the anniversary of activating the constitution, amid tight security measures. The American "ABC News" network reported that the celebrations witnessed a military parade and marches for schoolchildren and dancers People, noting that Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is the main guest of this year's celebrations.
The American network added that the Brazilian president watched with Indian President Ram Nath Covind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi the military parade that passed near the presidential palace.
India celebrates annually three basic holidays, one of which is Independence Day from the British Crown on August 15, the second is Gandhi Jayanti Day which is the birthday of Indian leader Mahatma Gandhi on October 2, and the third is Republic Day on January 26.
Several sectors of the Indian Army and Republican Guards began preparations to celebrate the National Day (Republic Day), which coincides with the anniversary of the activation of the constitution, to serve as a watershed era between the era of colonialism and independence.
The main celebrations are held today in the capital, New Delhi, but many major cities in India in its 22 different states organize their own celebrations on this day.
Every year, the Indian government makes a lot of effort to organize the celebrations that take place on Republic Day, as major military parades are held in New Delhi and the capitals of Indian states.