Republic Day 2023 highlights: PM Modi expresses gratitude over Egyptian President's historic visit
President Droupadi Murmu led the nation in celebrating the 74th Republic Day from Kartavya Path with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi as the chief guest at the parade. The week-long celebrations commenced on January 23, the birth anniversary of iconic freedom fighter Subhas Chandra Bose, now celebrated as Parakram Diwas, and will culminate on January 30, which is observed as Martyrs' Day.
The Republic Day parade was a unique mix of India's military prowess and cultural diversity, depicting the country’s growing indigenous capabilities, Nari Shakti and emergence of a ‘New India’, according to the ministry of Defence. A total of 23 tableaux – 17 from states and Union territories and six from various ministries and departments – depicting India's vibrant cultural heritage, and economic and social progress were part of the parade on the Kartavya Path.
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Jan 26, 2023 08:22 PM IST Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi attends 'At Home' reception in New Delhi Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday attended the 'At Home' reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan, hosted by President Droupadi Murmu.
Jan 26, 2023 07:50 PM IST Israeli PM Netanyahu extends wishes to India on Republic Day Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu extended his wishes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Indians on Republic Day and said that the relationship between the two countries would grow stronger. Taking to Twitter, PM Netanyahu said, "I wish my dear friend Prime Minister @narendramodi and all Indians a very Happy 74th Republic Day of India. I am sure that the close ties that already exist between our countries will continue to grow stronger every year."
Jan 26, 2023 06:15 PM IST Beating retreat ceremony concludes at Attari-Wagah border in Punjab's Amritsar. The beating retreat ceremony concludes at the Attari-Wagah border in Punjab's Amritsar.
Jan 26, 2023 06:11 PM IST
French President Macron conveys wishes to PM Modi on Republic Day. French President Emmanuel Macron conveys wishes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the people of India on Republic Day "I look forward to setting new ambitions together for the G20 and for our Indo-French strategic partnership as it turns 25 this year," tweets French President.
Jan 26, 2023 04:48 PM IST
Four-legged soldiers of BSF participate in the beating retreat ceremony at Attari-Wagah border in Punjab's Amritsar
Jan 26, 2023 04:14 PM IST PM Modi expresses gratitude over Egyptian President's historic visit "I am grateful to President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi for gracing this year’s Republic Day celebrations with his august presence," tweets Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
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