The country is celebrating the 73rd Republic Day. A glimpse of Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat was seen in the ceremony organized amidst unprecedented security arrangements from Delhi’s Rajpath to Red Fort.
New Delhi: The country is celebrating its 73rd Republic Day. The Republic Day celebrations have begun amidst unprecedented security arrangements from Delhi’s Rajpath to the Red Fort. The celebration of the republic is being celebrated as the nectar festival of freedom.
- PM Modi paid tribute
On this occasion, PM Narendra Modi has paid tribute to the martyrs by visiting the War Memorial. Today’s event has started with flag hoisting and national anthem. Heavy security arrangements have been made in view of India’s 73rd Republic Day celebrations.
- honor of martyrdom
First of all, PM Modi saluted the martyrs at the National War Memorial. Prime Minister Modi is wearing a special Uttarakhand cap for today’s ceremony. Martyrs were honored after the flag hoisting. ASI Babu Ram was awarded the Ashok Chakra. During this, one Param Vir Chakra and 11 Maha Vir Chakras were given.
- parade begins
The spectacular parade has started on the Rajpath. In which officers and soldiers of many battalions including Centurion Tanks are included. At the forefront of the parade was the active Horse Cavalry.
- unwavering enthusiasm of the audience
The bitter cold has also failed to dampen the spirits of the people who come here to watch the Republic Day parade at the majestic Rajpath. People started arriving at Rajpath from 5.30 am while the parade started around 10.30 am. However, this year the crowd is less than last year because the cases of corona are increasing continuously due to Omicron, the new variant of corona in the country. The slogans of ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ and ‘Vande Mataram’ in the midst of the cold weather in the morning instilled patriotism in the veins of the people.
- Delhi borders sealed
Taking precaution, Delhi Police has sealed the borders of the capital in coordination with their counterparts in neighboring states. Administrative officials said that on Republic Day in Delhi, more than 27,000 police personnel have been deployed for security and counter-terrorism measures have been intensified. According to officials, the police personnel deployed include deputy commissioners, assistant commissioners, inspectors and sub-inspectors.