President Ram Nath Kovind. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his ministers, top leaders from political parties and senior officials will attend the event.
India’s military might and traditions, along with the latest initiatives and achievements will be on full display at the parade. Two tableaux will also showcase India’s historical, civilizational, educational, religious and cultural linkages with the ASEAN nations.
Best wishes to the people of India on this 69th #RepublicDay. The United States stands with India as a true friend and partner, and I hope that our durable #USIndia partnership will be a source of stability and prosperity across the world. #USIndiaDosti #USIndia70 pic.twitter.com/KHia3ItfSs
— Ken Juster (@USAmbIndia) January 26, 2018
No commercial flights will land or take off at the Indira Gandhi International Airport from 10.35 AM to 12.15 PM.
— ANI (@ANI) January 26, 2018
Nearly 60,000 security personnel drawn from the Delhi Police and central security forces have been deployed in Central Delhi. Snipers have been stationed on top of high-rise buildings while scores of CCTV cameras are keeping a tight vigil on people’s movements on the parade route.
— India Time News (@indiatimenews) January 26, 2018