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10 New Things To Happen At The 67th Republic Day Celebrations


10 New Things To Happen At The 67th Republic Day Celebrations

This year’s Republic Day Celebrations are going to be different in many aspects. There will be quite a few new things we’l get to acknowledge this year. Around 2 lakh people are believed to attend this year’s Republic Day parade at the Rajpath. The stage has been set which means the India Gate and surrounding area has been turned into a virtual fortress. But this year’s Republic Day Parade is not going to be the same as of every year’s.

Hence, Read on to know the New things which are expected to happen at 67th Republic Day

1. To make the parade more interesting and agile, its duration has been reduced from 114 minutes to 97 minutes.


2. For the first time in history, foreign troops will participate in Republic Day Parade


3. French President Francois Hollande is the special guest of this year’s Republic Day and the 35th Infantry Regiment of the French squad will look to march on Rajpath. This Republic Day is considered to start a new tradition


4. The Remount Veterinary Corps dog squad will return to the Parade after a span of 26 years. The Dog Squad will include 36 dogs, including 20 labradors and 16 German Shepard.


5. T-90 tank, Brahmos supersonic cruise missile, Akash missile system, Smerch missile systems will be showcased at this Republic Day Parade as India’s military strength.


6. Indian Navy will lead the Republic Day Parade this year. Naval Female Officer Lt. Ambika Nautiyal will be hoisting National Flag at this year’s Parade and another female officer Priya Jayakumar will be leading the Beating Retreat Ceremony on January 29th and will conclude the Republic Day celebrations. The Naval squad will be led by Marcos Commando Navy Lieutenant Anil Raina along with three female officers as platoon commander.


7. Indian Navy squads will be seen with “Make In India” “tableau” to show its strength. With rapidly growing “Make In India” model, Indian Navy is expected to show the model of indigenous aircraft carrier and nuclear submarine Arihant.


8. Several tableau of disaster relief will be included alongside Indian Navy marching squads. DRDO’s short-range missiles and surveillance radar is also expected in the parade.


9. After a request from BSF, BSF Camel Band of Paramilitary squads will also appear in the parade.


10. Assam, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, West Bengal, including the 17 states will be a part of the parade and will showcase their tableau. Besides Central Government’s 5 ministries, Election Commission is also expected to showcase its tableau.


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