US Secretary of State Antony Blinken extended warm congratulations to the people of India on the occasion of the country's 75th Republic Day. In a statement, Blinken expressed hope for the deepening of the "vibrant people-to-people ties between our nations."
Highlighting the milestones achieved in the Comprehensive Global and Strategic Partnership over the past year, including collaboration during India's successful G20 Presidency and the G20 Leaders' Summit, Blinken emphasized the significance of the relationship between the United States and India.
Looking ahead, he expressed anticipation for further strengthening the dynamic people-to-people connections between the two countries. Blinken conveyed President Joe Biden's perspective, terming the relationship with India as "one of the most consequential in the world."
Blinken's statement acknowledged the enduring framework provided by the Constitution of India, describing it as the foundation for the world's largest democracy and a cornerstone of India's global leadership. He concluded by extending his best wishes to the Indian people as they celebrated this special occasion. The message reflects the ongoing commitment to fostering a robust partnership between the United States and India.
(With Agency Inputs)