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today’s holiday: Pakistan Day (2015)


Pakistan Day (2015)

This national holiday is also known as Republic Day, and it is the anniversary of a 1940 resolution calling for a Muslim country for Muslim Indians. On the same day in 1956, Pakistan became an Islamic republic within the British Commonwealth. Pakistan Day is celebrated with parades and fairs. More… Discuss

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Today’s Holiday: Turkey Republic Day


Turkey Republic Day

The Turkish Republic was founded by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk in 1923 after the fall of the Ottoman Empire. Kemal was named the first president on October 29, a full republican constitution was adopted the following April, and all members of the Ottoman dynasty were expelled from the country. The public celebration, which lasts for two days, includes parades, music, torchlight processions, and other festivities in honor of the founding of the republic. The largest parades are held in Ankara and Istanbul. More… Discuss

TODAY’S HOLIDAY: PAKISTAN DAY


Pakistan Day

This national holiday is also known as Republic Day, and it is the anniversary of a 1940 resolution calling for aMuslim country for Muslim Indians. On the same day in 1956, Pakistan became an Islamic republic within theBritish Commonwealth. Pakistan Day is celebrated with parades and fairs. More… Discuss

 

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