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January 26, 2019

United Conservatives recognize India’s Republic Day

United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney issued the following statement recognizing the celebration of India’s Republic Day:

“On January 26, 1950, the world’s largest democracy became a fully independent republic. This day, 69 years ago, the Constitution of India was enacted – a defining moment in the development of the Indian nation.

“Republic Day is marked by parades and festivities across the country, paying tribute to India’s great democracy. I was fortunate to visit last year where I had to opportunity to witness the vibrancy of Indian society.

“Here in Alberta, Canadians of Indian decent have played a central role in the shaping of our province and will continue to build a stronger Alberta.

“As leader of the United Conservatives, I send my best greetings to all who are celebrating Republic Day in India and here in Alberta.”