This Sunday, January 26 will mark as the 70th Republic Day of India and the day is celebrated with great enthusiasm across the nation. It honours the day when the Constitution of India came into effect on January 26, 1950. As the day nears, we bring you six patriotic songs to feel nostalgic about your school days where Republic day is celebrated with great enthusiasm and every Indian feels a lot more closer to the nation on the occasion. Maa Tujhe Salaam The song ‘Maa Tujhe Salaam’ is composed by AR Rahman. It captures the patriotic mood of every Indian. The soulful song combined with heartful lyrics received high praise from critics. Yeh Desh Hai Veer Jawano Ka Rafi and Balbeer hit the nail with this patriotic song that touches every soul and no Republic Day gathering is complete without this song. Ye Jo Des Hai Tera From the film ‘Swades’, the song ‘Ye Jo Des Hai Tera’ received massive popularity at the time of its release and is still one of the most loved patriotic song. Perfectly capturing the essence of NRIs’, the song is beautifully composed by AR Rahman. Ae Mere Watan Ke Logon The song by Lata Mangeshkar is one of the best patriotic songs that will instil patriotism in you. Though the song was sung years ago, it still fills people with a sense of pride and spark patriotism in them. Aisa Des Hai Mera This song from ‘Veer-Zaara’ is sung by Lata Mangeshkar, Udit Narayan, Gurdas Mann, and Pritha Majumdar. It portrays the culture of India and sparks patriotism in everyone. Chak De! India This song from Shah Rukh Khan’s film ‘Chak De India!’ is one of the most energetic patriotic songs that you will ever hear. Sung by Sukhvinder Singh, Salim Merchant, Marianne D’Cruz, the song will make you shake your leg. We wish a very happy republic day to every Indian!