India is celebrating its 73rd Republic Day with the yearly parade at Delhi’s Rajpath presenting its military ability and cultural pageantry. A flypast by 75 airplanes and helicopters is the feature of this year’s parade.
With his morning tweet Prime Minister Narendra Modi wished the country by writing, “Wishing you all a happy Republic Day. Jai Hind!”
This celebration is important in light of fact that it is the 75th anniversary of India’s Independence, being observed as ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ all over the country.
The National Cadet Corps’ ‘Shaheedon Ko Shat Shat Naman’ program will be launched in the celebration.
About 480 dancers will perform during the parade, who have been selected throughout the country.
Adults who are fully vaccinated and children aged between 15 and above vaccinated with first dose will only be allowed to attend the parade at Rajpath. Because of the pandemic, there will be no foreign contingent this year.
The parade began at 10:30 am at Rajpath, half-an-hour later for better visibility. Before the occasion, PM Modi honoured India’s fallen troops at the National War Memorial.
The parade, headed by Lieutenant General Vijay Kumar Mishra, started after the tricolor was spread out with a 21-firearm salute. The victors of the country’s most noteworthy gallantry awards, Param Vir Chakra and Ashok Chakra, led the contingents in saluting the President, the Supreme Commander of military.
How Indian Army uniforms and rifles developed throughout the a very long time since freedom was in plain view at the parade. Three contingents of the Army wore uniforms and kept rifles from earlier many years, and one wore the new battle uniform and conveyed the most recent Tavor rifles.
President Ramnath Kovind after death granted Ashok Chakra, the country’s most noteworthy peacetime gallantry award, to Assistant Sub Inspector Babu Ram, who was killed battling terrorists in Kashmir. The officer’s spouse took the award on his behalf.
Individuals have been directed to register on the MyGov portal to watch the live celebration online. They can likewise be able to vote the best marching contingent and tableau in the famous choice classification.