India’s Republic Day parade took place on a sunny Tuesday morning with strict precautionary measures for coronavirus. The National Flag was unfurled followed by the National Anthem with a booming 21-gun salute.
As many as 17 tableaus from various states/union territories, namely Gujarat, Assam, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Punjab, Tripura, West Bengal, Sikkim, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, National Capital Territory of Delhi and Ladakh were showcased during the parade, depicting the geographical and rich cultural diversity of the country. Nine tableaus from different ministries/departments and Paramilitary Forces were also on display.
For the first time, a marching contingent and band of Bangladesh tri-services participated in the Republic Day Parade to commemorate 50 years of its historic liberation.
Here’s a look at some pictures from today’s celebrations:
(With ANI Inputs)