72nd Republic Day

India celebrated its 72nd Republic Day on January 26, honouring the historic date when the country completed its transition towards becoming an independent republic after its Constitution came into effect.

"Warm wishes to all citizens of India on the occasion of 72nd #RepublicDay. Jai Hind!" wrote Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on his official Twitter handle.

Broadcast of Presdient Ram Nath Kovind's address to the nation in Hindi and English on Doordarshan will be followed by broadcast in regional languages by regional channels of Doordarshan.

R-Day parade: Indian Navy's tableau is an attempt to highlight most significant aspects of Naval operations conducted during the 1971 war and pay rich tributes to those who were involved in these," said an official statement.