Jan 26, 2021 09:15 AM IST
Last time, it was in 1966, when there was no chief guest for the day no invitations were sent out due to the demise of Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri on January 11 in Tashkent
Jan 25, 2021 06:48 PM IST
This year’s Republic Day celebrations will not be the same as always due to the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic. From a cap on spectators to no foreign head of state to attend the parade, an array of restrictions and changes have been announced to combat the spread of COVID-19. The parade showcases a number of tableaus of various states, union territories, ministries and more. Let’s take a look at some of the tableaus which will be showcased in Republic Day parade this year.
Jan 19, 2021 07:19 PM IST
Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, rehearsals for India’s 72nd Republic Day have begun. But this year the celebration will not be the same as always. From a cap on spectators to bio-bubble for participating soldiers, an array of restrictions and changes have been announced.
Jan 18, 2021 06:30 PM IST
For the first time in 55 years, no foreign head of state would be attending the Republic Day parade. The government has announced a number of restrictions for the event, including a cap on spectators, age limit for attendees, shorter parade route and biobubble for participating soldiers.