The cricket fraternity and other sportspersons have taken to Twitter to wish the nation on celebrating their 69th Republic Day. India's Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar leads the wishes and sends a heartfelt message for the nation. Former Australian skipper Micheal Clarke as well wished the Indian people.
The Master Blaster said in his video, " With a feeling of great pride, faith in our heart, memories in our soul, let's salute the nation on Republic Day. As the father of our nation rightly said, Be the change you want to see in this world and feel proud to be an Indian. A happy Republic Day".
Team India's women's skipper Mithali Raj also took to Twitter to wish the nation with the caption 'Wishing India a very happy Republic Day. We may have proclaimed “Purna Swaraj” but may we also find it in us to uphold it and celebrate it year after year. HappyRepublicDay'.
Team India swashbuckler Shikhar Dhawan uploaded an image with the caption 'I'm proud to be an Indian every single day of my life! Happy Republic Day everyone!!'.
Former Australian skipper Michael Clarke wished the nation as well with the caption 'Happy Republic Day to all of my friends'. Clarke sure does have many memories of his visits here in India and has always cherished the moments on and off the field in the cricket-obsessed sub-continent.
Tennis ace Sania Mirza also took to Twitter to upload a picture of her with the Indian flag. Her caption wrote 'Happy Republic Day to us in the greatest honour I’ve had is to represent ,play and serve my country and I hope to continue doing so always. Jai Hind'.
India's Test batsman Cheteshwar Pujara also took to Twitter with the caption,'May India always see growth, peace and progress. Jai Hind! Happy'.
Team India opener Kl Rahul as uploaded a proud moment of his with a caption,''Goosebumps till date when we go out in the middle and the National Anthem plays before the match. Fills me up with Pride to be an Indian. Wish you all a very Happy Republic Day' .