74th Republic Day: A glimpse of Indian culture on the path of duty. Bravery of the army, know what else is special

74th Republic Day: A glimpse of Indian culture on the path of duty. Bravery of the army, know what else is special


New Delhi: The country is celebrating its 74th Republic Day on 26 January this year. For the first time, a parade is being held on the duty path (Rajpath) of Delhi, in which tableaus of many states will be seen. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is the chief guest at the ceremony this time. Along with them, a 120-member Egyptian contingent is also participating in the marching parade. For the first time, instead of VVIPs, laborers have been given a place in the first row in the ceremony, which the Government of India has named Shramjeevi.

23 tableaux will take part in the parade

This time 23 tableaux depicting India's vibrant cultural and historical heritage, economic and social progress will participate in the parade. Of these, 17 tableaux will be from different states and union territories, while 6 tableaux will be seen from different ministries and departments. There will be a display of two tableaux of the Ministry of Home Affairs. In these, there will be one tableau each of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) and Central Armed Police Force (CAPF).

Agniveer will also participate in the parade

In this parade, only Made in India such that indigenous weapons will be displayed. Even the ammunition will be indigenous. A 21-gun salute will be given from the 105 mm Indian field gun made in India. Newly recruited Agniveer will also be a part of the parade. At the same time, women soldiers will participate as part of BSF's Camel Contingent and the leader of 144 soldiers of Navy's contingent will also be women. The parade will include K-9 Vajra Howitzers, MBT Arjun, Nag Anti-Tank Guided Missile, BrahMos Supersonic Cruise Missile, Akash Air Defense Missile and Quick Reaction Fighting Vehicles.

Dhruv and Rudra helicopters will show off

Advanced Light Helicopter Dhruv and Advanced Light Helicopter Rudra will be part of the display. At the same time, Prachanda, a light combat helicopter made in the country, will also be a part of the flypast of the Air Force. One light combat helicopter will lead the Prachanda formation, while two Apache helicopters and two Advanced Light Helicopter MK-IV aircraft will follow it in Teer formation.

Women included for the first time in the Camel Contingent

For the first time, women have been included in the Camel Contingent of the Border Security Force. At the same time, a woman officer will also lead the team of motorcycle riders' 'Daredevils' of the Corps of Signals. This will also be the first time.

(ASHNA )

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