Former India batsman Sachin Tendulkar
Former India batsman Sachin Tendulkar

Sports fraternity extends greetings on 71st Republic Day

ANI | Updated: Jan 26, 2020 10:34 IST

New Delhi [India], Jan 26 (ANI): The sports fraternity on Sunday extended greetings to the people on the occasion of the 71st Republic Day.
Former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar took to Twitter to write: "Wishing all Indians a very happy Republic Day."
"Rejoice the Glory of India and it's Freedom Fighters on this Republic Day. Wish you a very happy #RepublicDayIndia . Jai Hind !" former batsman VVS Laxman tweeted.
"Wish you all a very happy #RepublicDay2020 from here in New Zealand," Irfan Pathan tweeted.
Boxer Vijender Singh said India is blessed with different religions, societies, cultures and languages.
"INDIA is a nation where humanity has lived since ages.It is a country which is blessed with different religions,societies,cultures & languages all interplaying with each other in harmony. PROUD OF UNITY IN DIVERSITY #RepublicDayIndia #RepublicDay2020," Singh wrote on the micro-blogging site.
Former cricketer Virender Sehwag, wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt, wrestler Sushil Kumar and tennis player Sania Mirza also extended their greetings on the occasion.
On this day, 70 years back, India officially adopted its Constitution. Brazilian President Jair Messias Bolsonaro is the chief guest at the parade this year. (ANI)