Republic Day commemorates the date on which the Constitution of India came into force –26th January, 1950. West Bengal has regularly been participating in the Republic Day Parade in New Delhi by sending colourful tableaux showcasing its cultural heritage. The West Bengal tableaux, based on the theme of Purulia Chhau Dance and Bauls of Bengal, had been adjudged as the best in the Republic Day Parade-2014 and 2016.

West Bengal Tableau at Republic Day Parade-2019 – theme; Mahatma and Bengal