FM Nirmala Sitharaman Extends Greetings On Republic Day; Wishes 'good Luck' To The Nation

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India celebrates its 71st Republic Day and several Ministers wished the country on the occasion. Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro is the Chief Guest this year

Written By Devarshi mankad | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman extended her greetings to the nation on the occasion of Republic Day, the day India's Constitution came into force.

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FM extends wishes 

The day marks India's 71st Republic Day of the country and multiple senior ministers have wished the nation on the occasion. Brazil's President, Jair Bolsonaro is the Chief Guest for the Republic Day celebrations. He will be accompanied by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind. 

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The PM will begin the celebrations with a visit to the National War Memorial near India Gate in the National Capital. Other Union Ministers, as well as Opposition leaders, wished the nation on the occasion.

The 90-minute-long Republic Day parade ceremony will begin after Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays respect at the National War Memorial near India Gate. As per the tradition, the Indian National Flag will be unfurled with a booming 21-gun salute followed by the national anthem. The parade will be commanded by Parade Commander Lieutenant General Asit Mistry, while Chief of Staff Major General Alok Kacker will be the parade Second-in-Command. 

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