PM Modi invited to France for Bastille Day parade

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France has invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Paris as a guest at the annual Bastille Day parade in July.

About Bastille Day Parade

  • The National Day of France, also known as Bastille Day, is celebrated every year on 14 July.

  • Known in French as La Fête Nationale or Le 14 Juillet, the day is celebrated with fireworks and parades.

  • This day is considered as one of the most important days in the history of France.

  • It marks the fall of the Bastille, a military fortress and political prison, which was then considered a symbol of the monarchy and the Armory.

About Bastille Day Parade

  • The Bastille Day military parade is a French military parade held on the morning of 14 July each year in Paris since 1880.

  • It is one of the oldest regular military parades in the world.

  • The fall of the Bastille on July 14, 1789 is widely regarded as the beginning of the French Revolution.

  • The Bastille was a fortress prison located in the heart of Paris, which became a symbol of royal tyranny and oppression.

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