Republic Day Parade 2019: Several leaders and cabinet ministers like Rajnath Singh, Sushma Swaraj, former PMs Manmohan Singh, Deve Gowda, Opposition leaders like Rahul Gandhi, Ghulam Nabi Azad and Arvind Kejriwal were present at the grounds.
Republic Day 2018: Dressed in colourful attire, and sporting buns, plaits and parted hair, the children put up a show representing the 10-member countries of ASEAN, whose leaders too were in attendance.
India celebrated its 67th Republic Day today, with French President Francois Hollande as the chief guest. The celebrations began at the Amar Jawan Jyoti where Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the nation in paying homage to the martyrs by laying a wreath at the memorial.
New Delhi, Jan 24 (ANI): Keeping in view the Republic Day celebrations and the presence of French President Francois Hollande as the chief guest at Republic Day parade, Delhi police on Sunday had put up posters of 'wanted terrorists' across the national capital. Earlier, Police had issued an alert after the driver of the taxi hired by three unidentified persons from Pathankot was found dead.
Chandigarh, Jan 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday met French President Francois Hollande at Rock Garden in Chandigarh.President Hollande, who will be the chief guest for the Republic Day Parade, arrived here this afternoon on a three-day visit to India. A thick security blanket has been thrown over the national capital ahead of the meeting between the French President and the Prime Minister.