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Gujarat celebrates 64th Republic Day with great pomp and show 

Her Excellency the Governor Dr. Kamla and Honorable Chief Minister Shri Narendra Modi present at celebrations in Ahwa, Dang district 

Dignitaries unfurl Tricolour, followed by march past parade and beautiful tableauxs by the various Government departments 

Matter of immense joy that Gujarat is celebrating the 64th Republic Day in a small Panchayat of a Tribal dominated district. This is a first in the history of the nation: Shri Modi

 

On the morning of 26th January 2013 Gujarat celebrated the nation’s 64th Republic Day with great pomp and show. The celebrations were held at Ahwa in Dang district. Her Excellency the Governor of Gujarat Dr. Shrimati Kamla and Honorable Chief Minister Shri Narendra Modi graced the function with their august presence.

The Tricolour was unfurled by Her Excellency the Governor Dr. Kamla and this was followed by a grand parade. There was a march past by the police contingents after which there were wonderful tableauxs by various departments of the Gujarat Government. The tableaux included those of Mukhyamantri Amrutam Yojana, Agriculture Department, Narmada, Department of Tribal Development, Urban Development to name a few. There was also a motorcycle show.

Speaking on the sidelines of the function Shri Modi expressed delight at the fact that Gujarat is celebrating the 64th Republic Day in a small Panchayat, Ahwa of a Tribal dominated Dang district. He pointed that this is a first in the history of the nation. He congratulated the Gram Panchayat of Ahwa and added that the celebrations give an indication of their strength.

At the end of the function Shri Modi travelled in an open jeep to greet those who attended the programme. Apart from Her Excellency the Governor and the Honorable Chief Minister, Chief Secretary Shri AK Joti, DGP Shri Chitranjan Singh and several other dignitaries were present at the occasion.

Here are photographs from the grand ceremony.

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Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi participated in the 16th East Asia Summit earlier today via videoconference. The 16th East Asia Summit was hosted by Brunei as EAS and ASEAN Chair. It saw the participation of leaders from ASEAN countries and other EAS Participating Countries including Australia, China, Japan, South Korea, Russia, USA and India. India has been an active participant of EAS. This was Prime Minister’s 7th East Asia Summit.

In his remarks at the Summit, Prime Minister reaffirmed the importance of EAS as the premier leaders-led forum in Indo-Pacific, bringing together nations to discuss important strategic issues. Prime Minister highlighted India’s efforts to fight the Covid-19 pandemic through vaccines and medical supplies. Prime Minister also spoke about "Atmanirbhar Bharat” Campaign for post-pandemic recovery and in ensuring resilient global value chains. He emphasized on the establishment of a better balance between economy and ecology and climate sustainable lifestyle.

The 16th EAS also discussed important regional and international issues including Indo-Pacifc, South China Sea, UNCLOS, terrorism, and situation in Korean Peninsula and Myanmar. PM reaffirmed "ASEAN centrality” in the Indo-Pacific and highlighted the synergies between ASEAN Outlook on Indo-Pacific (AOIP) and India’s Indo-Pacific Oceans Initiative (IPOI).

The EAS leaders adopted three Statements on Mental Health, Economic recovery through Tourism and Sustainable Recovery, which have been co-sponsored by India. Overall, the Summit saw a fruitful exchange of views between Prime Minister and other EAS leaders.