Republic Day celebrated across Maharashtra

Mumbai, Jan 26 : The Republic Day was celebrated across Maharashtra on Tuesday with Governor C.V. Rao unfurling the national tricolour here at the main state function and taking the salute at a ceremonial parade. Lakhs of people enthusiastically participated in various events in Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Nashik and other parts of the state. Chief […]

R-Day celebrated in Punjab, Haryana

Chandigarh, Jan 26 : The Republic Day was celebrated in Punjab and Haryana with patriotic fervour. Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal unfurled the flag at Bathinda since his father and Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal is unwell. Badal, 88, the oldest chief minister in the country, was admitted to the PGIMER on January […]

Rajasthan celebrates R-Day with fervour

Jaipur, Jan 26 : The 67th Republic Day was celebrated with gaiety, fervour and enthusiasm in Rajasthan on Tuesday. Governor Kalyan Singh unfurled the national flag in a packed-to-capacity Karni Singh Stadium during the state-level function in Bikaner, over 340 km from here. Singh took salute and inspected the guard of honour amidst cheers and […]

Republic Day celebrated in Manipur without incident

Imphal, Jan 26 : The 67th Republic Day was celebrated in all nine districts of Manipur on Tuesday without any major untoward incident despite boycott calls and general strikes. The call for boycott and dawn-to-dusk shutdown was given by the banned underground militant organisations, the United Naga Council and others. A few hundred trucks, buses […]

Sonia greets people on Republic Day

New Delhi, Jan 26 : Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday extended her greetings to people on the 67th Republic Day. In her message, Gandhi recalled the founding principles of the republic and hoped that sovereignty, democracy, equality and justice will always prevail and perpetuate. She expressed her solidarity with over a billion fellow Indians […]