New Delhi, Jan 26: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday wished the nation on the occasion of 69th Republic Day. The Prime Minister took to Twitter and said, "Happy Republic Day to all countrymen. Greetings on #RepublicDay. Jai Hind!"
Meanwhile, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar also extended his warm wishes and greetings to the people of Goa.
In his message, the Chief Minister has said that "This day reminds us of our great constitution makers, who adopted great ideas of our independence movement through the constitution. I wish everyone a very happy Republic day," he said.
The nation is today celebrating the 69th Republic Day, the main function will be organised at Rajpath in the national capital where President Ram Nath Kovind will take the salute of the parade.
Under the custom to host a leader of a foreign country as the chief guest at the parade, this year, in a first, leaders of 10 ASEAN countries are the Chief Guests.