January 26, an important day for all Indians, was the day we adopted the constitution that made the nation a republic, after a long hard battle for freedom. Today, Republic Day is celebrated by over a billion Indians all over the world. Celebrations, not only bring everyone together, but are a tribute to the country and its rich culture and diversity. Apart from a colourful and vibrant parade, in Delhi, the commemoration ends with the beating of the retreat, organised by the Ministry of Defence. This week, to highlight the significance of Republic Day, we spoke to a few of the state’s civil servants, who shared their views and sentiments on the occasion.
A true-blue patriot, actress Zareen Khan shares her thoughts on the country in Cover Story. If she could change one thing about India, it would be to make it safe for women, she says. Read on to know how she bagged her debut role.
In our People in Focus is an interview with Neerabh Kumar Prasad, Special Chief Secretary, Transport Roads & Buildings Department. From talking about his daily challenges to what made him join the government services, he shares his thoughts on his professional life.
Mind & Body carries an interesting story about Attention Deficit Disorders (ADD) in kids owing to advances in technology. The chronic condition can be dealt with by including some easy lifestyle changes.
The world is filled with magnificent bridges, but some have managed to distinguish themselves by having various features, which makes them distinct. Having a fascination for bridges, this week Ashna Alladin talks to us about her love for iconic landmarks in Grand Getaways. From the Eiffel Tower in Paris and the Brandenburg Gatein Berlin to La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, she has travelled to it all.
You & I wishes all its readers a Happy Republic Day!
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