Today, India celebrates its 69th Republic Day. This is among the three national holidays in India, the other two being Independence Day – August 15, and Gandhi Jayanti – October 2. The Republic Day is a day of great pride for every Indian, as it was on this day that India completed its transition of becoming an independent republic. It was on this day in 1950 that the Constitution of India came into effect. While everyone celebrates this day in their own way, one of the most prominent celebrations of Republic Day is centered in Delhi, where a grand Republic Day parade is organised. On this day, here are ten Hindi sms, shayari, wishes, greetings that you could send to your friends and family. Also Read - Republic Day Violence: Delhi Court Sends Actor-Activist Deep Sidhu To 14-Day Judicial Custody

On every 26th January, the constitutional head of India, the President, unfurls national flag at Rajpath and also delivers a speech to address the citizens of the nation. From streets, radio stations and television sets playing patriotic songs to schools organising ‘Annual Day’, Republic Day is celebrated in different ways. Education institutes also organise cultural functions like dance, singing and drama as a tribute to our freedom fighters. Republic Day is a national holiday in India. At Rajpath, a grand Republic Day Parade is also organised. The Army, Navy and Airforce come together to put forth a stellar performance. The three day Republic Day celebrations in Delhi come to an end on January 29 when the Beating Retreat ceremony is performed by the bands of the Indian army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force. Without further ado, here are ten messages that you could share to ignite the fire of patriotism and make the day even more special! Also Read - 'Reflects Your Love For Nation': PM Modi Sends Letter of Praise to Dubai Boy Who Made His Portrait

Hindi messages, greetings, shayari to wish a Happy Republic Day:

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Wo fir aaya hai naye savare ke saath,

mil jul kal rahange hum ek duze ke saath,

wo tirangaa kitna pyara,

wo hai deko hai sabse nayara,

aane na denge is pe aanch.

Happy Republic Day!

02

Aaj Salam Hai Unko,

Jinke Kaaran Yeh Din Aata Hai,

Khushnaseeb Hoti Hai Woh Maa,

Jinke Baccho Ka Balidan Is Desh Ke Kaam Aata Hai.

Happy Republic Day!

03

Watan hamara misaal mohabbat ki,

Todta hai deewaar nafrat ki,

Meri khush naseebi mili zindagi is chaman mein,

Bhula na sake koi iski khushbu saton janam mein.

Happy Republic Day!

04

Alag hai Bhasha, Dharm Jaat,

aur prant, bhesh, parivesh,

par hum sab ka ek hai gaurav,

Rashtradhwaj tiranga shrestha.

05

Mukut Himalaya, Hridaya me tiranga,

Aanchal me ganga layi hai,

Sab punya Kala aur Ratna lutane dekho

Bharat mata aai hai.

Happy Republic Day!

06

Woh shama jo kaam aaye anjuman ke liye,

Woh jazba jo qurban ho jaaye watan ke liye,

Rakhte hain hum woh hoslein bhi,

Jo mar mitey Hindustan ke liye.

Happy Republic Day!

08

Mere desh ke nau jawano,

Abhi tak markar dekha,

Bewafa sanam ke liye,

Duptta na mila hai kafan ke liye.

Ek Bar markar dekho watan ke liye,

Tiranga milega kafan ke liye.

Happy Republic Day!

07

Ye baat hawao ko bataye rakhna,

Roshni hogi chirago ko jalaye rakhna,

Lahu dekar jiski hifazat humne ki,

Aise Tirange ko sada dil me basaye rakhna.

Happy Republic Day!

09

Aayo sab milkar kare salam unhe,

Jinke hisse mein ye mukam aaya hai,

Bahut hi khush naseeb hai wo log,

Jinka khoon Desh ke kaam aaya hai.

Happy Republic Day!

10

Indian hone par kariye garv,

Milke manaayen loktantra ka parv,

Desh ke dushmanon ko milke harao,

Har ghar par TIRANGA lehrao.

Happy Republic Day!

For the 69th Republic Day celebrations, the Modi government has invited ten heads of state from ASEAN for the Republic Day parade and all ten have agreed to come. These include ASEAN leaders from Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos and Brunei. Interestingly, this year, ASEAN completes 50 years of formation while India completes 25 years of its partnership with the grouping. We at India.com wish our readers a very Happy Republic Day!