New Delhi, January 26: India is celebrating its 72nd Republic Day today. The Republic Day Parade at Rajpath will begin at 9 am. With Covid-19 protocols in place and the protesting farmers’ tractor march scheduled in the national capital, there are several activities planned for today.

On the occasion of Republic Day today, PM Narendra Modi, Piyush Goyal, Amit Shah and others have wished people. Republic Day 2021 Messages in Hindi & HD Photos: WhatsApp Status, Patriotic Quotes, SMS, GIFs, Greetings, Images, Wallpapers and Wishes To Share With Family and Friends.

Here's PM Modi wishing people on Republic Day 2021:

Piyush Goyal's message on Republic Day:

Amit Shah's message:

On account of the pandemic, the spectator size too has been reduced to 25,000 from around 1.25 lakh last year. The parade of children who receive bravery awards will also be missing. The size of marching contingents has been reduced from 144 to 96 among some of the major changes done this year.

Greeting the nation on the eve of India’s 72nd Republic Day, President Ram Nath Kovind, in his address, acknowledged the hardships of farmers and Army, who are working towards contributing to food security and border security to our nation.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Jan 26, 2021 08:22 AM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website