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PM pays tribute to unknown soldier


New Delhi, Jan 26:

The Republic Day celebrations began Monday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to the unknown soldier at the India Gate war memorial.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi delivering his address at the reception hosted by US-India Business Council, in Washington DC on September 30, 2014.After Modi laid a wreath at the eternal flame to the unknown soldier, the buglers sounded the Last Post and two minutes of silence was observed.

Modi then signed the Visitor’s Book and headed back to the saluting base on Rajpath to welcome President Pranab Mukherjee and US President Barack Obama, the chief guest on the occasion. (IANS)