27 January 2017 Current Affairs: Republic Day was celebrated on 26 January 2017 across the nation. This was the 68th Republic Day of India. The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the UAE Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan was the Chief Guest at the 68th Republic Day parade.
First Republic Day was celebrated on 26 January 1950 when India became a Republic with Constitution of India coming into force.Highlights of 2017 Republic Day Parade
: This year Republic Day Parade on Rajpath witnessed tableaux from 17 States and six Ministries of the Central Government.
The tableaux showcased varied themes starting from country’s rich cultural heritage and socio-economic development.
The tableaux also showcased nation’s progress in key areas like IT, women, empowerment and environment protection.List of Tableaux from 17 States are
|Lokmanya Balgangadhar Tilak|
|The Art and Life Style of Kutch|
|An unexplored Tourist Destination|
|NCT of Delhi|
|Model Government School of Delhi|
|Beti Bachao – Beti Padhao|
|Musical Heritage of Goa|
|Jammu and Kashmir|
|Winter Sports at Gulmarg|