Republic Day 2021: Sachin Tendulkar, Saina Nehwal Lead Wishes On India’s 72nd Republic Day | Republic Day 2021: Sachin Tendulkar, Saina Nehwal Lead Wishes On India's 72nd Republic Day


India celebrates its 72nd Republic Day on Tuesday and sportspersons took to social media to extend their wish on the momentous occasion. “Wishing all of us a very happy #RepublicDay! May the timeless principles on which our great nation stands be our ever guiding light,” wrote legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar. “Happy 72nd Republic Day,” wrote badminton star Saina Nehwal. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) also posted greetings on the occasion. “The BCCI wishes you all a very Happy Republic Day,” tweeted the cricket board.


Ajinkya Rahane, the vice-captain of the Indian cricket team, shared a picture from Team India’s tour of Australia and posted his wishes. 

“Happy Republic Day to all of us!!” wrote India cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin

“Justice, Equality and Liberty…Saluting the pillars of our great Indian Constitution. May our Tricolour always fly high. Happy Republic Day!” wrote Ravi Shastri, the coach of the Indian cricket team. 

Tennis star Rohan Bopanna took to social media to post his message. 

Hockey India shared its wishes too. 

“Representing our diverse & unified country has been the greatest honour of my life. No matter where I’ve been, seeing our tricolour flying has always sparked an unimaginable sense of pride in my heart. May we all continue to take India to greater heights,” wrote Yuvraj Singh, former India cricketer. 

Former cricketers Irfan Pathan and Suresh Raina also posted their Republic Day messages on social media. 

India celebrates its Republic Day every year on January 26 as it was on this date in the year 1950 that the country adopted its constitution. 

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