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Celebrate Republic Day 2018 with Colors of Shopping

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Republic Day 2018 is special because of many reasons, it is a long weekend and first time ever the celebrations would be graced by not one but ten chief guests. Indian Government has planned to invite heads of 10 ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) as chief guests. Full dress rehearsals of the republic day parade are already in full swing.

Combing back to the long republic day weekend, people have already started packing their bags. Many airlines have slashed their fares by large margin to add to the joy of those who want to flee the city over the weekend.

If you’ve decided to stay in the city and witness the parade that takes place at India Gate. You can buy tickets to watch the event until January 25 from different ticket centres.

Here are Details about Republic Day Parade Tickets

  • Departmental Sale Counters at North Block roundabout, South Block roundabout: Pragati Maidan (Gate No. 1, Bhairon Road), Jantar Mantar (Main Gate), Shastri Bhawan (near Gate No. 1), India Gate (near Jamnagar House), Red Fort (near police picket). (10 a.m. until 5.30 p.m. daily).

  • Parliament House Reception Office. (11 a.m. until 4 p.m).

  • Government of India Tourist Office, 88 Janpath.

  • India Tourism Development Corporation (IDTC) Travel Counters at Ashok and Janpath Hotels. Delhi Tourism Development Corporation (DTDC) Counters at Coffee Home, Baba Kharag Singh Marg and Food and Craft Bazar, Dilli Haat, opposite INA Market and Shri Gandhi Ashram, Chandni Chowk.

If you want to buy tickets for Republic Day Parade 2018, visit any of the above mentioned locations. You need to show a valid identity proof such as Aadhar card, Voter ID or Pan card. The ticket prices are Rs 500 for reserved seats and Rs 200, Rs 100 & Rs 50 for unreserved seats.

Dress Yourself in Shades of Indian Tricolor

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Tricolours saffron, white and India green have a special significance for every Indian. We want to immerse ourselves in these colors to get a good feel of the patriotism which is on all time high come republic day. You can dress yourself in these colors as part of celebrations of the day.  There are choices galore available for every style in all three colors. On top of that catch discounts going all the way up to 80 percent with republic day offers.

What is so special about Republic Day Offers

To enjoy the weekend, you can also shop online with some amazing deals, Republic Day Sale is on.

Besides the mega discounts, you can look forward to the cashback offers on the republic day sale. On a purchase of Rs 15,000, you can pocket straight Rs 1500, with the 10% Cashback on HDFC Bank cards.

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Even Big Bazar has announced its flagship, sabse saste 5 din sale with many offers. This power packed sale will go live from January 24 to 28. Expect great savings on food, household items, electronics, kitchenware, home decor and many more categories. Did you know? You can order from Big Bazaar sabse saste din sale online. Check your pincode for delivery from here.

Hottest Categories to Shop this Republic Day

The discounts on mobile phones are most lucrative of all, as some of the best selling models of top brands get a price cut. Doesn’t matter whether you’re looking to buy a budget smartphone, mid segment, or flagship.

The discounts range over all popular categories like home appliances, fashion, luggage, dining needs, beauty products, kids products, furniture and many more. You can get some great bargain deals by shopping online on republic day.

Even you don’t want to play with your budget by making any big purchases in lieu of savings. You can well shop groceries and monthly essential from the republic day sale. These are a routine requirement for every household, and shopping for monthly groceries is easy way to pocket some savings. Get assured discounts on all monthly essentials with republic day offers.

This year, India is celebrating 69th Republic Day, it was on 26 January 1950 when constitution of the country came into effect. With a long weekend, you can do a lot of things, some for yourself and some for your country, the society in which you live.

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10 Fun Things to do this Long Republic Day Weekend

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26th January 2018, India will celebrate its 69th Republic day. It’s the day of celebrations, parades, patriotic songs, exhibitions and lots more. But unfortunately, most of the Indians spent this day just sleeping and relaxing.

Somehow it’s understandable also, as our busy life, tight schedules rarely give a moment of relief. We are always in rush. Thus, the temptation to sleep for hours is hard to resist. Lucky you, this year 26th Jan is coming with a long weekend. This means you can relax and plan out something too.

After all, it’s three days off! So here are some light and fun things that can make perfect weekend time to burst all your stress. Let’s start with the first one

  • Go for Nature’s Walk

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If you are someone who lives in metropolitan cities, even a sight of the lush green forest is hard to achieve. So use this long weekends to make the redemptions. Thankfully there are still many adventure parks in India which offers greenery and entertainment. Be it Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Gujarat or Kolkata.

You can easily find many such ideal destinations. They include activities like rock climbing, trekking, air rifle shooting, farming, cycling, astronomy, and a lot more.  Google is the best way to locate some for of these spots and spend some time in tranquility.

  • Participate in Ongoing Winter Festivals

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Instead of hibernating until the temperature gets warm, step outside and enjoy the beauty of winters. There are many winter festivals celebrated in the month of January. Crafts and art fair are extremely popular this month.

Some of these events have winter-themed activities that include games, face painting, and other activities for adults and kids. From building snow mount to camel rides, there are plenty of things to excite your entire day.

  • Engage in Off-Screen Drama than On-Screen Movies

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When did you last time watched a movie? Can you recall it? If yes, then great! Now, when did you last time watched theatre, or play or any live drama? Way too back? Never? If your answer is again “yes” then it’s high time you should watch!

The magic of Live entertain is incomparable. Plays can move you, touch you, amuse you and make you think. It truly breaks down barriers and connects you. The theatre is the best way to go and lost in the world of entertainment!

  • Visit an Orphanage and Spend Some Time with Adorable Kids

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There can’t be any better way than visiting an orphanage and spending some time with kids. These kids are very talented and adorable. Spending time with them is no less than a therapy.

Some are excellent at dancing, some at music and some in education, but all are abandoned. Visiting orphanage is a joyful experience after which you start appreciating the small things in life.

  • Catch up with Old Friends and Plan a Bonfire!

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Winters are never complete without those amazing bonfire nights. In fact, it’s the best way to catch up with all your loved ones. A perfect bonfire doesn’t require great view but it surely requires a great company.

Thus, forget about the hill stations and beaches if they are unreachable. Your terrace is no less! So pick up the phone, invite your friends and plan to spend the night beneath the star-studded sky.

  • If you are in Delhi, Don’t Miss the View of LIVE Parade

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Let’s admit it, most of the Indians have never watched the famous LIVE parade on the Rajpath. Not even the Delhiites! Yes, it’s true. But why? Well, most think it’s boring old stuff and a waste of time. But the truth is, the LIVE parade is eminently exiting.

The display of firearms and the march is way more exciting to watch LIVE, than on the T.V. Every year, there is something new added in this old tradition. So don’t miss the beautiful sight this year and go to watch the LIVE parade.

  • Participate in Kite Festival on the Republic Day

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Kite flying is a fun activity enjoyed by many Indians. The tradition of kite flying is an old one but yet a very popular one. During republic day it’s popularity is even more. The tricolor made kites fly in the entire sky and the view is truly jaw-dropping.

Thankfully many special kite festivals are organized in various parts of India.  Thus, participate in it and make your kite flying experience even more joyful.

  • Play the Old Childhood Games

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Whether you’re 5-year old or 50 years old, the joy of playing has nothing to do with your age. Playing games is the best way to give a change to your mind and soul. This is more important today when more than half of our population is home and office struck.

The coming weekend is the perfect time to delve into the joy of these activities and become a child again.

  • Go for a Long Drive and  Spend the Quality Time with Loved Ones

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After a hectic week, quality time is what everyone craves for. The coming weekend seems the perfect time to end this craving. When there is no hurry to rush to the office and beating the traffic.

Since it’s a long weekend, the roads will be clear, the best time for a long drive. So give a break to your monotonous life and escape in the beauty of nature.

  • Lastly, Educate yourself About your Rights in a Fun Way

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We all know that 26th Jan is all about our constitution. The constitution which gives us “rights”. But wait are you really aware of your rights? Here are some facts:

Do you know you are entitled to free legal aid if you can’t afford it?

Or, A woman can’t be arrested after sunset?

 Rape and sexual assault victims can be anonymous and can’t be forced to go the police station for statement?

Yes, our constitution grants many such rights. But most of the Indians are not aware of. So this republic day read some of these facts and aware yourself. Also, educate your child about these rights and make them better citizens.

The list can go on and on, and these are a handful of them. So don’t spend this weekend just sitting at home! A long weekend is hard to get. So indulge in some of these activities and make this holiday time truly amazing.