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Virat Kohli leads Indian team at the Bay Oval during 2nd ODI vs New Zealand (AFP Photo)

India is celebrating its 70th Republic day today with the theme being 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid his tributes to the martyrs as he laid a wreath at Amar Jawan Jyoti in the national capital.

Modi later received President Ram Nath Kovind and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa who is the chief guest at this year’s Republic Day Parade in New Delhi.

From Virat Kohli to Sachin Tendulkar, several cricketers took to Twitter posting their messages to mark the occasion. Below are a select few:-