'Let's be the strength of our nation and help it reach greater heights.'
Indian sportstars from Virat Kohli to double Olympic medallist wrestler Sushil Kumar to badminton ace Saina Nehwal took to social media to extend greetings on Republic Day.
'The future depends on what we do today. Let's be the strength of our nation and help it reach greater heights. Wishing everyone a Happy Republic Day. Jai Hind,' Kohli tweeted.
'Happy Republic Day to all Indians.. Jai Jawaan Jai kisaan,' double Olympic medallist wrestler Sushil Kumar tweeted.
'Wishing all of us a very happy #RepublicDay! May the timeless principles on which our great nation stands be our ever guiding light,' Sachin Tendulkar tweeted.
'Happy 72nd Republic Day,' said Olympic medallist Saina Nehwal.
'Justice, Equality and Liberty...Saluting the pillars of our great Indian Constitution. May our Tricolour always fly high. Happy Republic Day! #HappyRepublicDay2021,; tweeted India's cricket Coach Ravi Shastri.
'Pride, love and passion for India. Wishing you all a #HappyRepublicDay!,' tweeted Rohit Sharma.
'Wish you all a very Happy Republic Day,' tweeted tennis ace Sania Mirza on Twitter.
'On the occasion of 72nd Republic Day, saluting every Indian who has strived to make our nation even better. Let us all be each other's strength in these trying times #HappyRepublicDay2021 Love & light forever #JaiHind,' tweeted former India batsman Suresh Raina.
'May the sun in his course visit no land more free, more happy, more lovely, more prosperous than our own Bharat. Earnest request to not throw away the flags after celebration. #HappyRepublicDay2021 Jai Hind,' tweeted Virender Sehwag, the only Indian to score two triple Test hundreds.