India celebrates its 66th Republic Day on 26 January 2015 (Monday) with fervor across the country, this year Honourable President of America, Barack Obama is going to visit India as chief guest.Normally the Republic Day Parade gets underway by 9.30 am. First, the president unfurls the National flag, as the National Anthem is played, and a 21-gun salute is given as the PBG renders the National Salute. Next, important awards like the Ashok Chakra and Kirti Chakra are given away by the President, before the regiments of Armed Forces start their march past. The President comes forward to award the medals of bravery to the people from the armed forces for their exceptional courage in the field and also the civilians, who have distinguished themselves by their different acts of valour in different situations. Children who receive the National Bravery Award ride past the spectators on colourfully decorated elephants or vehicles.