Govt may invite Brazil President as chief guest for 2020 R-Day

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New Delhi has been weaving strategy with hospitality to decide its chief guests for the Republic Day.

The choice of chief guest every year is dictated by a number of reasons — strategic and diplomatic, business interests and geopolitics. This year, after the invitation to US President Donald Trump did not work out, South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa was invited as the chief guest.

Ten leaders from ASEAN countries were invited in 2018.

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