List of Republic Day Chief Guest from 1950



Republic Day honors the date on which the Constitution of India came into force on 26 January 1950 replacing the Government of India Act (1935) as the governing document of India.

Chief Guests Invited in Indian Republic Day Celebrations : 
 
Year and Invited by the India's Prime Minister Guest Name  and Country
Year : 2017
Prime Minister : Narendra Modi
Crown Prince : Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Country  : United Arab Emirates
Year : 2016
Prime Minister : Narendra Modi
President : Francois Hollande
Country  : France
Year : 2015
Prime Minister : Narendra Modi
President :  Barack Obama (First U.S. President to be invited)
Country  : USA
Year : 2014
Prime Minister : Manmohan Singh
Prime Minister :  Shinzo Abe
Country  : Japan
Year : 2013
Prime Minister : Manmohan Singh
King : Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
Country : Bhutan
Year  : 2012
Prime Minister : Manmohan Singh
Prime minister : Yingluck Shinawatra
Country : Thailand
Year  : 2011
Prime Minister : Manmohan Singh
President :  Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
Country : Indonesia
Year  : 2010
Prime Minister : Manmohan Singh
President :  Lee Myung Bak
Country : Republic of Korea
Year  : 2009
Prime Minister : Manmohan Singh
President :  Nursultan Nazarbayev
Country :  Kazakhstan
Year  : 2008
Prime Minister : Manmohan Singh
President :  Nicolas Sarkozy
Country :  France
Year  : 2007
Prime Minister : Manmohan Singh
President : Vladimir Putin
Country : Russia
Year  : 2006
Prime Minister : Manmohan Singh
King : Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud
Country : Saudi Arabia
Year  : 2005
Prime Minister : Manmohan Singh
King : Jigme Singye Wangchuck
Country :  Bhutan
Year : 2004
Prime Minister : Atal Bihari Vajpayee
President :  Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
Country : Brazil
Year : 2003
Prime Minister : Atal Bihari Vajpayee
President :  Mohammed Khatami
Country : Iran
Year : 2002
Prime Minister : Atal Bihari Vajpayee
President :  Cassam Uteem
Country : Mauritius
Year : 2001
Prime Minister : Atal Bihari Vajpayee
President :  Abdelaziz Bouteflika
Country : Algeria
Year : 2000
Prime Minister : Atal Bihari Vajpayee
President : Olusegun Obasanjo
Country : Nigeria
Year : 1999
Prime Minister : Atal Bihari Vajpayee
King : Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev
Country :  Nepal
Year : 1998
Prime Minister : Inder Kumar Gujral
President :  Jacques Chirac
Country :  France
Year : 1997
Prime Minister : H. D. Deve Gowda
Prime Minister :  Basdeo Panday
Country : Trinidad and Tobago
Year : 1996
Prime Minister : P. V. Narasimha Rao
President : Dr. Fernando Henrique Cardoso
Country :  Brazil
Year : 1995
Prime Minister : P. V. Narasimha Rao
President :  Nelson Mandela
Country :  South Africa
Year : 1994
Prime Minister : P. V. Narasimha Rao
Prime Minister : Goh Chok Tong
Country :  Singapore
Year : 1993
Prime Minister : P. V. Narasimha Rao
Prime Minister : John Major
Country :  United Kingdom
Year : 1992
Prime Minister : P. V. Narasimha Rao
President : Mário Soares
Country :  Portugal
Year : 1991
Prime Minister : Chandra Shekhar
President :  Maumoon Abdul Gayoom
Country :  Maldives
Year : 1990
Prime Minister : V. P. Singh
Prime Minister : Anerood Jugnauth
Country : Mauritius
Year : 1989
Prime Minister : Rajiv Gandhi
General Secretary :  Nguyen Van Linh
Country : Vietnam
Year : 1988
Prime Minister : Rajiv Gandhi
President : Junius Jayewardene
Country : Sri Lanka
Year : 1987
Prime Minister : Rajiv Gandhi
President :  Alan Garcia
Country : Peru
Year : 1986
Prime Minister : Rajiv Gandhi
Prime Minister :  Andreas Papandreou
Country : Greece
Year : 1985
Prime Minister : Rajiv Gandhi
President :  Raúl Alfonsín
Country : Argentina
Year : 1984
Prime Minister : Indira Gandhi
King :  Jigme Singye Wangchuck
Country : Bhutan
Year : 1983
Prime Minister : Indira Gandhi
President :  Shehu Shagari
Country : Nigeria
Year : 1982
Prime Minister : Indira Gandhi
King :  Juan Carlos I
Country : Spain
Year : 1981
Prime Minister : Indira Gandhi
President :  Jose Lopez Portillo
Country : Mexico
Year : 1980
Prime Minister : Indira Gandhi
President : Valéry Giscard d’Estaing
Country :  France
Year : 1979
Prime Minister : Morarji Desai
Prime Minister : Malcolm Fraser
Country :  Australia
Year : 1978
Prime Minister : Morarji Desai
President : Patrick Hillery
Country : Ireland
Year : 1977
Prime Minister :Indira Gandhi
First Secretary :  Edward Gierek
Country : Poland
Year : 1976
Prime Minister :Indira Gandhi
Prime Minister :  Jacques Chirac
Country : France
Year : 1975
Prime Minister :Indira Gandhi
President :  Kenneth Kaunda
Country : Zambia
Year : 1974
Prime Minister :Indira Gandhi
1. President, Josip Broz Tito
Country : Yugoslavia
2. Prime Minister :  Sirimavo Ratwatte Dias Bandaranaike
Country : Yugoslavia
Year : 1973
Prime Minister :Indira Gandhi
President : Mobutu Sese Seko
Country : Zaire
Year : 1972
Prime Minister :Indira Gandhi
Prime Minister :  Seewoosagur Ramgoolam
Country : Mauritius
Year : 1971
Prime Minister :Indira Gandhi
President :  Julius Nyerere
Country : Tanzania
Year : 1970
Prime Minister :Indira Gandhi
_
Year : 1969
Prime Minister :Indira Gandhi
Prime Minister :  Todor Zhivkov
Country : Bulgaria
Year : 1968
Prime Minister :Indira Gandhi
1.Prime Minister, Alexei Kosygin
Country : Soviet Union
2.President :  Josip Broz Tito
Country : Yugoslavia
Year : 1967
Prime Minister :Indira Gandhi
_
Year : 1966
Prime Minister :Gulzarilal Nanda
_
Year : 1965
Prime Minister :Lal Bahadur Shastri
Food and Agriculture Minister : Rana Abdul Hamid
Country : Pakistan
Year : 1964
Prime Minister  : Jawaharlal Nehru
_
Year : 1963
Prime Minister  : Jawaharlal Nehru
King :  Norodom Sihanouk
Country : Cambodia
Year : 1962
Prime Minister  : Jawaharlal Nehru
_
Year : 1961
Prime Minister  : Jawaharlal Nehru
Queen :  Elizabeth II
Country : United Kingdom
Year : 1960
Prime Minister  : Jawaharlal Nehru
President :  Kliment Voroshilov
Country : Soviet Union
Year : 1959
Prime Minister  : Jawaharlal Nehru
_
Year : 1958
Prime Minister  : Jawaharlal Nehru
Marshall  : Ye Jianying
Country : People’s Republic of China
Year : 1957
Prime Minister  : Jawaharlal Nehru
_
Year : 1956
Prime Minister  : Jawaharlal Nehru
_
Year : 1955
Prime Minister  : Jawaharlal Nehru
Governor General :  Malik Ghulam Muhammad
Country : Pakistan
Year : 1954
Prime Minister  : Jawaharlal Nehru
King :  Jigme Dorji Wangchuck
Country : Bhutan
Year : 1953
Prime Minister  : Jawaharlal Nehru
_
Year : 1952
Prime Minister  : Jawaharlal Nehru
_
Year : 1951
Prime Minister  : Jawaharlal Nehru
_
Year : 1950
Prime Minister  : Jawaharlal Nehru
President :  Sukarno
Country : Indonesia
 



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