On this Tuesday, The White House congratulating the people of India on the country’s 73rd Republic day and said the partnership between India and the United States is rooted in their shared responsibility to uphold democratic values. “We join India’s largest democracy in the honor of Republic Day, which marks the adoption of India’s Constitution,” White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki told reporters at her daily news conference.
“As President (Joe) Biden said when India’s Prime Minister (Narendra) Modi visited the White House last September, the relationship between India and the United States is destined to be stronger, closer and tighter, and it can benefit the whole world,” she said.
In a tweet, the US State Department’s South and Central Asia Bureau said: “Happy 73rd Republic Day India! As millions of Indians celebrate their vibrant Constitution today, we are reminded of our nations’ shared democratic values and the strength of the US-India strategic partnership.”
“India and the United States make up the world’s oldest and the world’s biggest democracies. And our shared partnership, a belief in democracy, the rule of law, humanity, charity and making sure that human rights are carried out not just in our own countries but across the globe is what makes our partnership so special,” he said.