Google is celebrating India’s 74th Republic Day with a doodle Designed by Ahmedabad-based artist Parth Kothikar. The doodle artwork is created from intricate hand-cut paper and has the majestic Rashtrapati Bhavan in the background.
What else does Doodle show?
Apart from the Rashtrapati Bhavan, this image shows several elements of the annual 26 January parade. It depicts the iconic India Gate, a marching troop of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) as well as motorcyclists.
The artist speaks.
Kothikar said it took him four days and six hours a day to complete the artwork.
“I used to laugh and I read and re-read the email several times because I couldn’t believe it (choosing the illustration for the doodle). I never thought I’d get this opportunity. I’m in India. wanted to present the diversity of the country in an artwork to give viewers a glimpse into the complexity of the nation,” HT’s sister publication Mint He said referring to it.
Republic Day of India
On 26 November 1949, the Constituent Assembly succeeded in framing the Constitution of India. Two months later, on 26 January 1950, the Constitution came into force and India declared itself a sovereign, democratic and democratic state. January 26 is one of three national holidays in the country, the other two being Independence Day (August 15) and Gandhi Jayanti (October 2).
The Republic Day Parade is the biggest attraction every year. During the parade, the Indian Armed Forces showcase their might, while the country’s cultural diversity is also showcased through tableaus. A foreign dignitary has been invited as a guest of honor for the festival, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will be the guest of honor this year, and the first from his country.