List of Chief Guest in India Republic Day Parade


List of Chief Guest in India Republic Day Parade ( 2001 to 2016)Since 1950, India has been hosting head of state or government of another country as the state guest of honor for Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi. During 1950–1954, Republic Day celebrations were organised at different venues (like Irwin Stadium, Kingsway, Red Fort and Ramlila Grounds). It was only starting 1955 when the parade in its present form was organised at Rajpath.The guest country is chosen after a deliberation of strategic, economic and political interests. During 1950s–1970s, a number of NAM and Eastern Bloc countries were hosted by India. In 1968 and 1974, India played host to two countries on the same Republic Day. In 1950 Republic day the First Guest President Sukarno (Indonesia). Here given list of Chief Guest in Republic Day Parade from 2001 to 2016. It is very useful for all Competitive examination.

Chief Guest in India Republic Day Parade ( 2001 to 2016)

Year
Country
Designation
 Name
2001 AlgeriaPresidentAbdelaziz Bouteflika
2002 MauritiusPresidentCassam Uteem
2003 IranPresidentMohammed Khatami
2004 Brazil President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
2005BhutanKingSingye Wangchuck
2006Saudi ArabiaKingAbdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud
2007RussiaPresidentVladimir Putin
2008 FrancePresident Nicolas Sarkozy
2009 KazakhastanPresidentNursultan Nazarbayev
2010 South KoreaPresidentLee Myung Bak
2011 Indonesia President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
2012ThailandPrime MinisterYingluck Shinawatra
2013BhutanKingJigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
2014JapanPrime MinisterShinzo Abe
2015 USAPresident Barack Obama
2016FrancePresidentFran├žois Hollande
2017UAE (United Arab Emirates)Crown PrinceMohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan
2018   Update Soon- -

Source: The Times of India, Wikipedia, Hindustan Times

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