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President Murmu to steer nation in celebrating 74th R-Day; six Agniveers to participate in parade 

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President Murmu to lead nation in celebrating 74th R-Day; six Agniveers to take part in parade 

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Six ‘Agniveers’ might be a part of the Navy’s marching contingent through the 74th Republic Day celebrations on Thursday when the ceremonial parade will happen on Kartavya Path amid patriotic fervour.

This was acknowledged in a press release issued by the Ministry of Defence on the eve of the celebrations.

President Droupadi Murmu will lead the nation in celebrating the Republic Day, and Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi would be the chief visitor on the ceremonial occasion.

The army property which might be displayed through the parade embrace made-in-India gear, displaying the spirit of Atmanirbhar Bharat, officers had earlier stated.

Main battle tank Arjun, Nag Missile System (NAMIS) and Ok-9 Vajra may even be showcased, the defence ministry stated within the assertion.

“The Indian Navy contingent will comprise 144 young sailors led by Lt Cdr Disha Amrith as the contingent commander. For the first time ever, the marching contingent consists three women and six Agniveers.”

“It will be followed by the naval tableau, designed on the theme ‘Indian Navy – Combat Ready, Credible, Cohesive and Future Proof’. It will showcase the multi-dimensional capabilities of the Indian Navy, ‘Nari Shakti’ and key indigenously designed and built assets under ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’,” the assertion stated.

The ceremony will begin with Prime Minister Narendra Modi visiting the National War Memorial and paying tributes to the fallen heroes by laying a wreath.

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Thereafter, the prime minister and different dignitaries will head to the saluting dais at Kartavya Path to witness the parade.

As per custom, the nationwide flag might be unfurled adopted by the National Anthem with a booming 21-gun salute.

Among, the various firsts, the ceremonial salute might be given with 105-mm Indian area weapons.

It replaces the classic 25-pounder weapons, reflecting upon the rising ‘Aatmanirbharta’ in defence.

Four Mi-17 1V/V5 helicopters of 105 Helicopter Unit will bathe flower petals on the viewers current at Kartavya Path, the assertion stated.

The parade will begin with the president taking the salute.

The parade might be commanded by Parade Commander Lt Gen Dhiraj Seth, a second-generation Army officer.

Maj Gen Bhavnish Kumar, Chief of Staff, Delhi Area would be the Parade Second-in-Command.

Three Param Vir Chakra awardees and three Ashok Chkara awardees may even participate within the parade, and a “veterans tableau” may even be a part of it with the theme — ‘Towards India’s Amrit Kaal with a Resolve of Veterans’ Commitment’.

For the primary time, a mixed band and marching contingent of the Egyptian Armed Forces might be collaborating within the ceremonial parade.

The contingent will include 144 troopers, representing the primary branches of the Egyptian Armed Forces led by Col Elkharasawy.

The first contingent within the uniform of the 61 Cavalry might be led by Capt Raizada Shaurya Bali.

The 61 Cavalry is the one serving energetic horse cavalry regiment on the planet, “with the amalgamation of all the state horse units,” it stated.

The Indian Air Force contingent will comprise 144 air warriors and 4 officers, led by Sqn Ldr Sindhu Reddy.

The Air Force tableau, designed on the theme ‘Indian Air Force Power Beyond Boundaries’, will show a rotating globe highlighting IAF’s expanded attain, whereby it has been capable of present humanitarian help throughout borders, as additionally workout routines performed with pleasant nations.

The Republic Day celebrations will happen on the revamped Central Vista avenue and would be the first on the ceremonial boulevard after Rajpath was renamed to Kartavya Path final 12 months.

This 12 months, invitations have been despatched to frequent individuals from all walks of the society similar to ‘Shramyogis’ concerned in development of Central Vista, Kartavya Path, New Parliament Building, milk, vegetable distributors, and road distributors and so forth.

These particular invitees might be prominently seated at Kartavya Path, the assertion stated.

“Building on last year’s celebrations, in the 75th year of the Independence, celebrated as the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, the celebrations this year shall witness zeal, enthusiasm, patriotic fervour and ‘janbhagidari’, as envisioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi,” the Defence Ministry stated in a press release on Wednesday.

A complete of 23 tableaux — 17 from states and Union territories and 6 from numerous ministries and departments — depicting India’s vibrant cultural heritage, and financial and social progress might be a part of the parade on the Kartavya Path.

Other states and Union Territories which have been chosen to showcase their tableaux on the Katavya Path on January 26 embrace Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Ladakh, Uttarakhand, Tripura, Gujarat, Arunachal Pradesh, Kerala, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, and Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu.

This 12 months the celebrations are being held over a span of greater than per week, beginning with the 126th beginning anniversary of freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.

A one-of-a-kind Military Tattoo and Tribal Dance Festival ‘Aadi Shaurya – Parv Parakram Ka’ was organised right here on January.

The occasions will culminate on January 30, which is noticed as Martyrs’ Day, the assertion stated.

This 12 months, the Republic Day celebrations will see engaging performances by dancers from Vande Bharatam group from throughout the nation, tales of bravery by ‘Veer Gatha 2.0’ individuals, melodious performances by faculty bands on the National War Memorial, largest-ever drone present and 3-D anamorphic projection, it stated.

Defence Ministry officers on January 18 had stated that the federal government had put 32,000 tickets on sale on-line for the plenty.

And, for the primary time, all official invitations for the ceremonial occasion might be despatched on-line, that they had stated.

“The Republic Day Parade, which will begin at around 10:30 am, will be a unique mix of the country’s military prowess and cultural diversity, depicting the country’s growing indigenous capabilities, ‘Nari Shakti’ and emergence of a ‘New India’,” the assertion stated.

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) will showcase one tableau and gear.

The theme of the tableau is ‘Securing Nation with Effective Surveillance, Communication and Neutralising Threats’, the assertion stated.

Indigenously-developed Wheeled Armoured Platform (WhAP), a modular 8X8 wheeled fight platform carried on a 70-ton trailer might be displayed by the DRDO within the type of gear, it added.

Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar are conferred on kids with distinctive talents and excellent achievement within the fields of bravery, artwork & tradition, sports activities, innovation and social service.

Eleven profitable kids, in jeeps, might be pushed down Kartavya Path, it stated.

Fifty plane will participate within the 74th Republic Day celebrations on the Kartavya Path that may embrace aerial show by 9 Rafale and the Navy’s IL-38 which might be showcased on the occasion for the primary and maybe the final time, a senior official had earlier stated.

NEW DELHI: Six ‘Agniveers’ might be a part of the Navy’s marching contingent through the 74th Republic Day celebrations on Thursday when the ceremonial parade will happen on Kartavya Path amid patriotic fervour.

This was acknowledged in a press release issued by the Ministry of Defence on the eve of the celebrations.

President Droupadi Murmu will lead the nation in celebrating the Republic Day, and Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi would be the chief visitor on the ceremonial occasion.

The army property which might be displayed through the parade embrace made-in-India gear, displaying the spirit of Atmanirbhar Bharat, officers had earlier stated.

Main battle tank Arjun, Nag Missile System (NAMIS) and Ok-9 Vajra may even be showcased, the defence ministry stated within the assertion.

“The Indian Navy contingent will comprise 144 young sailors led by Lt Cdr Disha Amrith as the contingent commander. For the first time ever, the marching contingent consists three women and six Agniveers.”

“It will be followed by the naval tableau, designed on the theme ‘Indian Navy – Combat Ready, Credible, Cohesive and Future Proof’. It will showcase the multi-dimensional capabilities of the Indian Navy, ‘Nari Shakti’ and key indigenously designed and built assets under ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’,” the assertion stated.

The ceremony will begin with Prime Minister Narendra Modi visiting the National War Memorial and paying tributes to the fallen heroes by laying a wreath.

ALSO READ | India amongst fastest-growing economies attributable to Centre’s pro-active interventions: President Murmu

Thereafter, the prime minister and different dignitaries will head to the saluting dais at Kartavya Path to witness the parade.

As per custom, the nationwide flag might be unfurled adopted by the National Anthem with a booming 21-gun salute.

Among, the various firsts, the ceremonial salute might be given with 105-mm Indian area weapons.

It replaces the classic 25-pounder weapons, reflecting upon the rising ‘Aatmanirbharta’ in defence.

Four Mi-17 1V/V5 helicopters of 105 Helicopter Unit will bathe flower petals on the viewers current at Kartavya Path, the assertion stated.

The parade will begin with the president taking the salute.

The parade might be commanded by Parade Commander Lt Gen Dhiraj Seth, a second-generation Army officer.

Maj Gen Bhavnish Kumar, Chief of Staff, Delhi Area would be the Parade Second-in-Command.

Three Param Vir Chakra awardees and three Ashok Chkara awardees may even participate within the parade, and a “veterans tableau” may even be a part of it with the theme — ‘Towards India’s Amrit Kaal with a Resolve of Veterans’ Commitment’.

For the primary time, a mixed band and marching contingent of the Egyptian Armed Forces might be collaborating within the ceremonial parade.

The contingent will include 144 troopers, representing the primary branches of the Egyptian Armed Forces led by Col Elkharasawy.

The first contingent within the uniform of the 61 Cavalry might be led by Capt Raizada Shaurya Bali.

The 61 Cavalry is the one serving energetic horse cavalry regiment on the planet, “with the amalgamation of all the state horse units,” it stated.

The Indian Air Force contingent will comprise 144 air warriors and 4 officers, led by Sqn Ldr Sindhu Reddy.

The Air Force tableau, designed on the theme ‘Indian Air Force Power Beyond Boundaries’, will show a rotating globe highlighting IAF’s expanded attain, whereby it has been capable of present humanitarian help throughout borders, as additionally workout routines performed with pleasant nations.

The Republic Day celebrations will happen on the revamped Central Vista avenue and would be the first on the ceremonial boulevard after Rajpath was renamed to Kartavya Path final 12 months.

This 12 months, invitations have been despatched to frequent individuals from all walks of the society similar to ‘Shramyogis’ concerned in development of Central Vista, Kartavya Path, New Parliament Building, milk, vegetable distributors, and road distributors and so forth.

These particular invitees might be prominently seated at Kartavya Path, the assertion stated.

“Building on last year’s celebrations, in the 75th year of the Independence, celebrated as the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, the celebrations this year shall witness zeal, enthusiasm, patriotic fervour and ‘janbhagidari’, as envisioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi,” the Defence Ministry stated in a press release on Wednesday.

A complete of 23 tableaux — 17 from states and Union territories and 6 from numerous ministries and departments — depicting India’s vibrant cultural heritage, and financial and social progress might be a part of the parade on the Kartavya Path.

Other states and Union Territories which have been chosen to showcase their tableaux on the Katavya Path on January 26 embrace Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Ladakh, Uttarakhand, Tripura, Gujarat, Arunachal Pradesh, Kerala, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, and Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu.

This 12 months the celebrations are being held over a span of greater than per week, beginning with the 126th beginning anniversary of freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.

A one-of-a-kind Military Tattoo and Tribal Dance Festival ‘Aadi Shaurya – Parv Parakram Ka’ was organised right here on January.

The occasions will culminate on January 30, which is noticed as Martyrs’ Day, the assertion stated.

This 12 months, the Republic Day celebrations will see engaging performances by dancers from Vande Bharatam group from throughout the nation, tales of bravery by ‘Veer Gatha 2.0’ individuals, melodious performances by faculty bands on the National War Memorial, largest-ever drone present and 3-D anamorphic projection, it stated.

Defence Ministry officers on January 18 had stated that the federal government had put 32,000 tickets on sale on-line for the plenty.

And, for the primary time, all official invitations for the ceremonial occasion might be despatched on-line, that they had stated.

“The Republic Day Parade, which will begin at around 10:30 am, will be a unique mix of the country’s military prowess and cultural diversity, depicting the country’s growing indigenous capabilities, ‘Nari Shakti’ and emergence of a ‘New India’,” the assertion stated.

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) will showcase one tableau and gear.

The theme of the tableau is ‘Securing Nation with Effective Surveillance, Communication and Neutralising Threats’, the assertion stated.

Indigenously-developed Wheeled Armoured Platform (WhAP), a modular 8X8 wheeled fight platform carried on a 70-ton trailer might be displayed by the DRDO within the type of gear, it added.

Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar are conferred on kids with distinctive talents and excellent achievement within the fields of bravery, artwork & tradition, sports activities, innovation and social service.

Eleven profitable kids, in jeeps, might be pushed down Kartavya Path, it stated.

Fifty plane will participate within the 74th Republic Day celebrations on the Kartavya Path that may embrace aerial show by 9 Rafale and the Navy’s IL-38 which might be showcased on the occasion for the primary and maybe the final time, a senior official had earlier stated.