72nd Republic Day: No foreign guest this year due to COVID-19 outbreak, says govt1 min read . Updated: 14 Jan 2021, 07:22 PM IST
- This will be the first time in over five decades that the Republic Day celebrations would not have a foreign dignitary as the chief guest
India has decided to celebrate Republic Day without a foreign guest, Union ministry of external affairs said on Thursday. The decision comes after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson cancelled his visit due to the spread of mutant COVID-19 virus in the UK.
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