India 68th Republic Day CelebrationsPurushothaman (Author) Published Date : Jan 26, 2017 16:47 IST National News
India 68th Republic Day Celebrations
India celebrates its 68th Republic Day today at Rajpath in Delhi. From the year 1950 when constitution was framed after the Independence it is being celebrated. Dr. Rajendra Prasad, the first President of India took oath on this day.
This year Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan is guest of honour. Prime Minister Narendra Modi received him personally at the airport.
There is a close partnership between two nations. Indian and UAE had been signed 13 important agreements.
Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building in UAE dons tri-colour to mark India's 68th Republic Day
UAE Army's 149 soldiers and band members to take part for the first time in 68th Republic Day Parade on Rajpath
Parade was conducted as usual and President Pranab Mukerjee gave awards to the wives of martyrs, who showed immense courage in defending our motherland.
— Vikas Swarup (@MEAIndia) January 25, 2017
Must watch... Happy Republic Day!!! pic.twitter.com/xN991lqT33
— Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) January 26, 2017
— Burj Khalifa (@BurjKhalifa) January 26, 2017