NEW DELHI: As India observes its 72nd Republic Day today, Google marked the occasion with a creative doodle illustrated by Mumbai-based guest artist Onkar Fondekar.
“I drew inspiration from the people of India—the culture, traditions, history, and architecture,” Fondekar said.
Republic Day honours the date January 26, 1950, as on this date, 72 years ago, the Constitution of India came into effect by replacing the Government of India act (1935). The country officially transits to a sovereign republic.
From its distinctive architectural styles to the Bollywood film industry, India’s cultural impact is felt globally, and today, there is much to celebrate.
Happy Republic Day, India!