70th Republic Day Parade was held with great enthusiasm and spirit at Shivaji Park in Dadar, Mumbai. The chief guest for the Republic Day parade was Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth who was welcomed by Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis.
The Republic Day Parade at Shivaji Park, Dadar was graced by ministers Vinod Tawde, Subhash Desai and Assembly Speaker Haribhau Bagde. Forces of the Mumbai Traffic Police, Indian Army, and others displayed their powers as they ignited a sense of pride and gratitude among the attendees.
In picture: A constable from the Mumbai Police tries to grab a selfie before the start of the Republic Day parade.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi sent his good wishes to the countrymen on the occasion of the 70th Republic Day. "Happy Republic Day to all fellow Indians," Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted both in Hindi and English. While here in Mumbai, the Republic Day parade held at Shivaji Park, Dadar, the flag was hoisted by Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao.
The Republic Day parade saw chief guest Mauritius PM Pravind Jugnauth being welcomed by Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister of Maharashtra. Devendra Fadnavis took to Twitter to share the pictures of the event. He wrote," Witnessing such moments ignite the feeling of immense pride and gratitude. Jai Hind!"
Addressing the crowd at Shivaji Park, Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao said, "Maharashtra has received USD 13.5 billion dollars of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) this financial year." He further added "I am sure, Maharashtra will become the first trillion dollar economy state by 2025. The government is also committed to further improving the ease of doing business in the state."
The Republic Day parade saw beautiful tableaux depicting the art and cultural diversity of Maharashtra as school girls and boys marched in tandem for the R-Day parade.
A group of dancers performs the traditional Adivasi folk dance as the crowd cheer for the variety of tableaux that were on display at the Republic Day parade held at Shivaji Park, Dadar.
In the file photo, a bunch of youngsters showcases the traditional dance forms of Maharashtra at the Republic Day parade at Shivaji Park in Dadar, Mumbai.
As part of Republic Day celebrations at Mumbai's Shivaji Park, state's official admin bodies showcased their respective tableaus and float with social messages.
Republic Day is celebrated every year of 26 January as on this day the Indian Constitution came into effect in 1950. The Constitution Committee was headed by B. R. Ambedkar and the Constitution had replaced the Government of India Act, 1935.
A grand parade was held at Rajpath in New Delhi. South African president Cyril Ramaphosa was the chief guest of this year's Republic Day. After Nelson Mandela, Ramaphosa is the second South African President to be the chief guest to India's Republic Day.
Indian Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel take part in a Republic Day parade amidst tight security in Mumbai.
Members of the Indian Army, Indian Air Force, and the Indian Navy take a seat as the defence system display their strengths before the crowd at the Republic Day parade at Shivaji Park, Dadar.
Indian Army for the first time after thirty years- since induction of bofors guns- will showcase its new guns. It includes like M777 A2 ultra-light howitzers and K9 Vajra self-propelled guns.
Lakhs of people enthusiastically participated in various events in Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Nashik and other parts of the state.
In picture: CRPF personnel take part in a Republic Day parade
Functions were also held in various government buildings, schools and colleges, housing complexes, social organisations, and at various district collectorates across the state.
Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth shares a candid conversation with Governor of Maharashtra, C Vidyasagar Rao as Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis looks on!
Governor C Vidyasagar Rao unfurled the tricolour at the state official function held at Shivaji Park in Dadar, Mumbai.
In picture: Members of defence forces gives a guard of honour to Governor C Vidyasagar Rao
In the file photo, Governor C Vidyasagar Rao is seen giving a salute after unfurling the flag at the Republic Day parade celebrations held at Shivaji Park, Dadar in Mumbai.
The parade included attractive and colourful floats of various government departments highlighting their achievements in different fields.
70th Republic Day was celebrated across the country with great enthusiasm and spirit. The same was seen at Shivaji Park, Dadar, where the 70th Republic Day celebration took place as Governor Vidyasagar Rao hoisted the flag. The chief guest for the event was Mauritius Prime Minister Hon Pravind Jugnauth who was welcomed by Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis. The event was graced by ministers Vinod Tawde, Subhash Desai and Assembly Speaker Haribhau Bagde. Forces of the Mumbai Traffic Police, Indian Army, and others displayed their powers as they ignited a sense of pride and gratitude among the attendees. We have pictures. (All Pictures/Ashish Raje)
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