India celebrated its 71st Republic Day with patriotic fervor across on Sunday. For the first time, a Prime Minister honoured the martyrs at the National War Memorial instead of India Gate. Brazilian President Jair Messias Bolsonaro is the Chief Guest at 71st Republic Day celebrations.
Here are some pictures of Republic Day 2020 celebrations:
President Ram Nath Kovind, Brazilian President Jair Messias Bolsonaro, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh stand for the national anthem during the 71st Republic Day celebrations at Rajpath in New Delhi (Right to Left).
Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu hoists the Tricolor during the 71st Republic Day celebrations at Morabadi Ground in Ranchi.
Assam Rifles personnel celebrate during the Republic Day parade in Agartala
Artistes perform during the 71st Republic Day Parade at Nurul Amin Stadium in Nagaon district on Sunday.
Bank employees release Tricolour ballons during the 71st Republic Day celebrations in Guwahati.
Tripura women police personnel pose for a selfie after the march past during the 71st Republic Day parade in Dharmanagar
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) contingent marches during the 71st Republic Day Parade at Rajpath
Women Police contingent marches during the 71st Republic Day Parade at Gandhi Maidan in Patna.
(Picture Credit: Press Trust of India)