In a first, bands of Indian Army , Navy and Air Force will be performing for a fortnight till the Independence Day ( August 15), in different parts of the country to celebrate the Independence Day amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
Today the army band performed in Nagpur. The PRO Defence Nagpur tweeted the visuals from their official twitter handle.
As a prelude to Independence Day Celebrations #HQMC, #IndianAirForce #Nagpur conducted a Live Band Display at Old High Court, a National Heritage Building on 05Aug,1630 to1730 hrs. #CoronaWarriors were honoured guests.@SpokespersonMoD @MoHFW_INDIA @MahaDGIPR@airnews_nagpur pic.twitter.com/jqCa1Ut3kT
— PRO Defence Nagpur (@PRODefNgp) August 5, 2020
To find a creative and safer way to mark the celebrations and to sow their gratitude towards COVID warriors, the army thought of executing this idea.
It has already begun since August 1 and will last till August 15. Military bands have already performed in Porbandar, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Raipur, Amritsar, Guwahati, Allahabad and Kolkata.
However, the military bands are preparing their shows in advance which is likely to be telecasted on Independence Day.
The military and police bands are scheduled to perform in Srinagar and Kolkata on August 7, the statement from Defence ministry read.