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Where Does The Daily Republic Day Parade Take Place?


The Republic Day parade, held at Rajpath in New Delhi, will be telecast LIVE on Doordarshan National’s YouTube channel.

Which city hosted the national Republic Day parade in India?

New Delhi

New Delhi: The ceremonial parade at the heavily curtailed 72nd Republic Day celebrations at Rajpath this year ended at the National Stadium, the venue where the very first grand event was held on January 26, 1950 to declare India’s transition from a Dominion to a Republic.

Who led the Republic Day parade?

This year, a 122-member marching contingent and band of Bangladesh Army is participating in India’s Republic Day parade. It is being led by Lt Col Abu Mohammed Shahnoor Shawan. This coincides with the 50th anniversary celebrations of the 1971 liberation war of Bangladesh.

What happened on Republic Day in India?

The Indian Constitution came into effect on 26 January 1950, which declared India’s occurrence as an independent republic. January 26th was chosen as the date because on this day in 1930, the Indian National Congress revealed Purna Swaraj, the declaration of India’s independence from the colonial rule.

On which date we see parade on our television in India?

The Delhi Republic Day parade is the largest and most important of the parades marking the Republic Day celebrations in India. The parade takes place every year on the 26th of January at Rajpath, New Delhi….

Delhi Republic Day parade
Genre National patriotic parade
Begins 26 January
Ends 26 January
Frequency Annual

Who is flag hoisting in Republic Day?

On Independence day, flag hoisting takes place at the Red Fort in New Delhi. The Prime Minister addresses the nation from the ramparts of ‘Lal Quila’. While, on Republic Day the celebratory event takes place at the Rajpath in the national capital. The President unfurls the flag at the Rajpath.

Who got the best tableau on Republic Day 2021?

Uttar Pradesh’s tableau depicting the Ram Temple at this year’s Republic Day parade in New Delhi was adjudged the best and awarded by Union minister Kiren Rijiju on Thursday, the defence ministry said.

Who is coming on Republic Day 2021?

List of chief guests

Year Chief Guest Designation
2018 Nguyễn Xuân Phúc Prime Minister of Vietnam
2019 Cyril Ramaphosa President of South Africa
2020 Jair Bolsonaro President of Brazil
2021 No Chief guest due to COVID-19 pandemic

Who is the guest of Republic Day 2021?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had invited his British counterpart Boris Johnson to grace the 72nd Republic Day celebrations as chief guest.

Who is the winner of Republic Day Parade 2021?

Jat Regimental Centre bagged the trophy of best marching contingent among the Tri-Services, while Delhi Police was adjudged as the best marching contingent among the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) and other auxiliary services.

Who was the first Prime Minister of Republic India?

The first was Jawaharlal Nehru of the Indian National Congress party, who was sworn in on 15 August 1947, when India gained independence from the British Raj. Serving until his death in May 1964, Nehru remains India’s longest-serving prime minister.

Where is Republic Day parade held in India?

The Republic Day parade will be held in the national capital Delhi. The high security arrangements have been made in Delhi-NCR ahead of the parade. The Republic Day parade 2021 will start from Rashtrapati Bhavan and end at India Gate.

How old do you have to be to go to India Republic Day Parade?

In addition, children under 15 years of age won’t be allowed at the parade. The parade will also be shorter. It will end at the National Stadium, in front of the National War Memorial, instead of the Red Fort.

Where was the First Republic Day celebrated in India?

Since 1950, India has been hosting head of state or government of another country as the state guest of honour for Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi. During 1950–1954, Republic Day celebrations were organised at different venues (like Irwin Stadium, Kingsway, Red Fort and Ramlila Grounds).

What happens at the end of Republic Day Parade?

The President raises the National flag as the National Anthem is played, and a 21-gun salute is given. The Parade is led by the three divisions of the armed forces (Army, Navy, Air Force) who show their strength. This includes a dramatic airshow as the parade grand finale.

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