The Indian High Commission in Dhaka has celebrated the 71st Republic Day on Sunday at Chancery premises of the High Commission.
High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh Riva Ganguly Das unfurled the national flag and read out the President's address to the Nation.
The Mahar regimental band of the Indian Army which was specially flown in for the occasion played the Indian National Anthem.
Members of the Indian Community in Dhaka also joined the Republic Day celebrations in large numbers and presented a cultural programme showcasing India's unity in diversity.
The Republic Day is the date on which the Constitution of India came into effect on Jan 26, 1950, replacing the Government of India Act as the governing document of India.