To rejoice the 74th Republic Day on Thursday, the tricolor was raised at the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) headquarters in Nagpur. Shridhar Gadge, the RSS Nagpur Mahanagar Sahsangh chalak generally raised the Indian flag. The shifting rendition of “Jana Gana Mana”, India’s nationwide anthem, got here after the flag-raising ceremony. In honor of at this time’s Republic Day celebrations, President Draupadi Murmu will hoist the nationwide flag on Kartavya Path in the nation’s capital.
This yr’s Republic Day celebration will witness the nation’s army prowess, cultural variety, and lots of different distinctive initiatives. Building on the celebrations of final yr, the seventy fifth yr of independence, celebrated as “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav”, this yr’s celebrations will present zeal, enthusiasm, patriotic fervor and “Jan Bhagidari”, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi envisioned it.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sissi would be the visitor of honor at the parade. The Republic Day Parade, which can start round 10:30 a.m., can be a singular mix of the nation’s army prowess and cultural variety, illustrating the nation’s rising indigenous capabilities, Nari, Shakti, and the emergence of a ‘New India”`.
The parade ceremony will start with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s go to to the National War Memorial. He will lead the nation to pay solemn respects to fallen heroes by laying a wreath. After that, the Prime Minister and different dignitaries will head to the Kartavya Path salute dais to observe the parade. In preserving with custom, the nationwide flag can be unfurled, adopted by the nationwide anthem with a convincing 21-gun salute.
Among many firsts, the 21-gun salute can be flown with 105mm Indian area weapons. It replaces the classic 25-pounder, reflecting the expansion of “Aatmanirbharta” in protection. Four Mi-17 1V/V5 helicopters from the 105 Helicopter Unit will rain flower petals on the viewers at Kartavya Path.
(With ANI inputs)