Jonty Rhodes thanks PM Modi for his greetings on India’s Republic Day;
Former South Africa batter Jonty Rhodes thanks India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his Republic Day greetings.
“Thank you @narendramodi ji for the very kind words. I have indeed grown so much as an individual on every visit to India. My whole family celebrates #RepublicDay with all of India, honouring the importance of a #Constitution that protects the rights of the Indian people #JaiHind.”
Earlier, PM Modi wrote a letter to Jonty in which he stated:
“Dear Mr. Jonty Rhodes, Namaste from India, On the 26th January every year. we mark our Republic Day. This is the day the Constitution of India came into being. After extensive deliberations by our esteemed Constituent Assembly. Therefore, I would like to convey Republic Day greetings to you. 26th January this year is even more special because it is happening at a time when India marks 75 years since freedom from colonial rule. Thus, I decided to write to you and a few other friends of India, with a sense of gratitude for your affection towards India and a hope that you continue to work closely with our nation as well as our people.”
“Over the years, you have developed a profound connection with India and its culture. ‘This special bond was truly reflected when you named your daughter after this great nation. You truly are a special ambassador of the strong relations between our nations. India is witnessing a series of historic socio-economic transformations. I am confident these will empower lives and contribute to the global good. Once again. Moreover, I extend Republic Day greetings and look forward to interacting with you in the times to come. Yours. (Narendra Modi),” stated further.
The Republic Day Parade in 2022 will highlight India’s military might and cultural diversity, with numerous new activities planned as part of the ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ to commemorate the country’s 75th year of independence.
This year’s Republic Day parade will have 21 tableaux, 12 of various states and Union Territories, and nine ministries.
Prime Minister Modi will begin the Republic Day Parade celebration by paying a visit to the National War Memorial.