Happy Republic Day 2019! From Politicians to Celebrities, People Send #70thRepublicDay Wishes on Twitter to Citizens of India
Republic Day 2019 (Photo Credits: IANS)

As India today celebrates 70th Republic Day, Twitter is overpouring with  'Happy Republic Day 2019' wishes. From politicians, celebrities, commoners everyone has taken to the social media wishing the citizens of India 'Republic Day'. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also took to Twitter sending Republic Day wishes to the people of the country. He tweeted both in Hindi and English saying: 'Happy Republic Day to all fellow Indians.'

Politicians including Omar Abdullah, Milind Deora, Poonam Mahajan, Lalu  Prasad Yadav took to Twitter wishing the country on the day. In New Delhi, like every year, the lanes of Rajpath has been filled with people waiting to watch the colourful parade marching down the road. For the first time in the history of Assam Rifles and also in the paramilitary an all women Contingent will be saluting the President this Republic Day. Republic Day 2019: 12 National Symbols of Incredible India & Their Importance That You Should Know.

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A total of 22 tableaux will be showcased at the event.

The parade will be presided by the President of India, Prime Minister, ministers, top bureaucrats, VVIPs and others are also present at the occasion.

This year South African president Cyril Ramaphosa will be the chief guest at the event.

This year, the railways are all set to showcase its tableau at the parade depicting the "transformation of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi to Mahatma Gandhi" and highlight the to-be-launched bullet train.

Different events depicting the country's rich culture and heritage will be held across the country. Schools, colleges, government organisations and various other institution will hoist the national flag today. Various events showcasing the progress the country has made in the past 70 years will be held. Meanwhile, international sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has made a sand art on Puri beach in Odisha on Republic Day with 'I love India' written on ti. We wish everyone a 'Happy Republic Day'.