Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza Introduces Resolution 5 Honoring India Republic Day

January 26, 2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — On January 26, 2017, Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza presented Senate Concurrent Resolution 5 which observes January 26, 2017, as India Republic Day and also marks the 68th Anniversary of the day the Constitution of India was adopted.

India Republic Day commemorates the day the Indian Constitution came into effect which created the foundation for India’s dynamic democratic government. While independence from Britain is celebrated on a different day, India Republic Day represents the day that India, as a democratic whole, agreed to a single document unifying the country under democratic principles. (Read full article here)