Chief Guest on Republic Day of India

Chief guest on Republic Day of India

 

List of all the Chief guest on Republic Day of India invited to attend Parade Ceremony (on 26th January) since 1950 to 2014 :

Chief Guest on Republic Day of India

 

Year Country Name of the Chief guest on Republic Day of India
1950 Indonesia President Sukarno
1951
1952
1953
1954 Bhutan King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck
1955 Pakistan Governor General Malik Ghulam Muhammad (He was the first guest for parade at Rajpath)
1956
1957
1958 People’s Republic of China Marshall Ye Jianying
1959
1960 Soviet Union President Kliment Voroshilov
1961 United Kingdom Queen Elizabeth II
1962
1963 Cambodia King Norodom Sihanouk
1964
1965 Pakistan Food and Agriculture Minister Rana Abdul Hamid
1966
1967
1968 Soviet Union Yugoslavia Prime Minister Alexei Kosygin and President Josip Broz Tito
1969 Bulgaria Prime Minister of Bulgaria Todor Zhivkov
1970
1971 Tanzania President Julius Nyerere
1972 Mauritius Prime Minister Seewoosagur Ramgoolam
1973 Zaire President Mobutu Sese Seko
1974 Yugoslavia Sri Lanka President Josip Broz Tito and Prime Minister Sirimavo Ratwatte Dias Bandaranaike
1975 Zambia President Kenneth Kaunda
1976 France Prime Minister Jacques Chirac
1977 Poland First Secretary Edward Gierek
1978 Ireland President Patrick Hillery
1979 Australia Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser
1980 France President Valéry Giscard d’Estaing
1981 Mexico President Jose Lopez Portillo
1982 Spain King Juan Carlos I
1983 Nigeria President Shehu Shagari
1984 Bhutan King Jigme Singye Wangchuck
1985 Argentina President Raúl Alfonsín
1986 Greece Prime Minister Andreas Papandreou
1987 Peru President Alan Garcia
1988 Sri Lanka President Junius Jayewardene
1989 Vietnam General Secretary – Nguyen Van Linh
1990 Mauritius Prime Minister Anerood Jugnauth
1991 Maldives President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom
1992 Portugal President Mário Soares
1993 United Kingdom Prime Minister John Major
1994 Singapore Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong
1995 South Africa President Nelson Mandela
1996 Brazil  President Dr. Fernando Henrique Cardoso
1997 Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Basdeo Panday
1998 France President Jacques Chirac
1999 Nepal King Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev
2000 Nigeria President Olusegun Obasanjo
2001 Algeria President Abdelaziz Bouteflika
2002 Mauritius President Cassam Uteem
2003 Iran President Mohammed Khatami
2004 Brazil President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
2005 Bhutan King Jigme Singye Wangchuck
2006 Saudi Arabia King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud
2007 Russia President Vladimir Putin
2008 France President Nicolas Sarkozy
2009 Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev
2010 Republic of Korea President Lee Myung Bak
2011 Indonesia President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
2012 Thailand Yingluck Shinawatra First Female Prime Minister of Thailand
2013 Bhutan Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
2014 Japan Shinzo Abe (Prime Minister)
2015 United States of America Barack Obama (President)
2016 France Francois Hollande

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