India is celebrating the 70th Republic Day on January 26. Indians across the world are observing the day with great fervour and pride and cherishing the idea of oneness. The day is celebrated to commemorate the adoption of Constitution, a landmark document amongst several law books. The Constitution came into force on this day way back in 1950.
Top politicians and public personalities including President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended greetings to the citizens on the occasion.
“Happy Republic Day to all fellow Indians. सभी देशवासियों को #गणतंत्रदिवस की शुभकामनाएं। जय हिन्द!,” tweeted Modi.
Happy Republic Day to all fellow Indians.
सभी देशवासियों को #गणतंत्रदिवस की शुभकामनाएं।
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 26, 2019
देशवासियों को गणतंत्र दिवस की हार्दिक शुभकामनाएं।
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) January 26, 2019
Several leaders took to social media to extend their greetings on the occasion.
Union Ministers Maneka Gandhi, Smriti Irani, Prakash Javadekar, Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and J P Nadda also took to Twitter to extend their greetings.
In the national capital parade starts from Vijay Chowk and pass through Rajpath, Tilak Marg, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, Netaji Subhash Marg and proceed for the Red Fort. Twenty-two tableaux of states and central government departments will be showcased during the 90-minute parade.