during the bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Delhi, PM Modi had invited the US
President to be the chief guest. Asked whether a Quad summit was being planned in india around the same
time, Garcetti indicated he was not aware.
india will host Quad summit
There is talk that india is considering inviting leaders of Quad countries to attend the Republic Day
Leaders from all over the world are invited
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi was the chief guest at this year’s Republic Day celebrations. Every
there was no chief guest on Republic Day in 2021 and 2022.
This leader has also been the chief guest
Earlier in 2020, the then President of brazil Jair Bolsonaro was the chief guest. In 2019, South African
President Cyril Ramaphosa, while in 2018, the leaders of all 10 ASEAN countries participated in the
ceremony. In 2017, Crown prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan was the chief guest
at the ceremony, while in 2016, then French President Hollande graced the occasion. The then US President
chief guest at the ceremony, while Bhutan's king Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck participated in the
parade in 2013. Other heads of state and government who participated in the Republic Day celebrations include
Nicolas Sarkozy, Vladimir Putin, Nelson Mandela.