NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday sported a particular crimson ‘Pagdi‘ (turban) gifted by the royal household of Jamnagar, on the event of the 72nd Republic Day.
Persevering with his custom of sporting ethnic turbans on Republic Day, the Prime Minister was seen sporting the conventional headgear whereas main the nation in paying tributes to fallen troopers by laying a wreath on the Nationwide Warfare Memorial on the India Gate and through his presence on the parade.
The crimson turban with yellow dots, was the primary such turban that was gifted to the Prime Minister by the royal household of Jamnagar in Gujarat.
Final yr, Modi had donned a saffron-coloured ‘Bandhej’ headgear. In 2014, the Prime Minister had chosen a Jodhpuri ‘Bandhej pagdi’ which was vibrant crimson with a inexperienced path for his first Independence Day speech.
In addition to, the Prime Minister wore his conventional kurta, pajama, jacket and scarf with the crimson turban gifted by the royal household.
In a tweet each in English and Hindi on early Tuesday, the Prime Minister wished folks Blissful Republic Day with ‘Jai Hind’ slogan, and later visited the Nationwide Warfare Memorial to pay solemn tributes to the fallen heroes by laying a wreath.
Thereafter, the Prime Minister and different dignitaries headed to the saluting dais at Rajpath to witness the 90-minute Republic Day parade ceremony which began as traditional at 9.43 a.m. with the Presidential Guard escorting President Ram Nath Kovind from Rashtrapati Bhavan to the saluting dais.