'Progress & Prosper': Here's Defence Min Rajnath Singh's Wish For India On Republic Day

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On the occasion of the 71st Republic Day, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh extended his warm wishes & hoped for the country to 'progress' and 'prosper'.

Written By Ananya Varma | Mumbai | Updated On:

On the occasion of 71st Republic Day, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh extended greetings to the nation. The Union Defence Minister took to Twitter he hoped for the country to 'progress' and 'prosper'. He ended his tweet with 'Jai Hind!, Jai Bharat!'. 

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Leaders extend greetings

Greetings poured in from all corners. Prime Minister Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Chief Minister of Punjab Captain Amarinder Singh, Uttar Pradesh Cheif Minister Yogi Adityanath were among the many to extend greetings on Republic Day.

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Republic Day parade 

All set to celebrate the 71st Republic Day, India will showcase its military might, cultural diversity, social and economic progress during the grand parade at the Rajpath on Sunday. The 90-minute-long Republic Day parade ceremony will follow after Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays respect at the National War Memorial near the India Gate. President Ram Nath Kovind will host this year's chief guest, Brazil President Jair Messias Bolsonaro. The parade will commence with President Ram Nath Kovind taking the 21-gun salute. 

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