Frequent question: Who is the first president to hoist the flag on 26th January 1950?

President Rajendra Prasad (in the horse-drawn carriage) readies to take part in the first Republic Day parade on Rajpath, New Delhi, in 1950.

Who was the first person to take the salute on 26 January?

India’s first president Dr Rajendra Prasad taking the salute.

What is the opposite of hoisting a flag?

Flag Lowering is its opposite word.

Who will be the chief guest on 26 January 2021?

List of chief guests

Year Chief Guest Host
2018 Nguyễn Xuân Phúc Ram Nath Kovind
2019 Cyril Ramaphosa
2020 Jair Bolsonaro
2021 No Chief guest due to COVID-19 pandemic

Which country’s force will present themselves in 2021 Republic Day?

This year for the first time a 122 member contingent of our neighbouring country, the Bangladesh arm force is to participate in the parade. The purpose is to celebrate 50 years of the anniversary of the Indo-Pak war of 1971 that has led to the creation and liberation of Bangladesh.

Who is the chief guest of Republic Day 2020?

In 2020, Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro was the chief guest.

Who is the first lady President of India?

Chief Justice of India K. G. Balakrishnan administering the oath of office to new President Pratibha Patil. December 19, 1934, is the 12th President of India. She is the first woman and the first Maharashtrian to hold this post.

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