The annual Republic Day celebrations started at the moment within the nationwide capital below the shadow of Covid-19 and farmers protests. The protesting farmers who’re in search of repeal of the contentious farm payments handed final 12 months breached the Delhi borders and entered the capital.
The National Flag was unfurled at Rajpath within the presence of President Ramnath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Vice President Venkaiah Naidu. The Republic Day parade noticed a complete of 32 tableaux — 17 of varied states and UTs, 9 of ministries and 6 from the defence arm — at Rajpath.
Here is how different states celebrated the day:
The 72nd Republic Day celebrations have been seen throughout Gujarat with Governor Acharya Devvrat unfurling the nationwide flag within the presence of CM Vijay Rupani at a university floor in Dahod metropolis within the morning.
Sharing glimpses of #RepublicDay celebration at Dahod. #પ્રજાસત્તાકદિન pic.twitter.com/fQmCNqLBxi
— Vijay Rupani (@vijayrupanibjp) January 26, 2021
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal greeted the folks and saluted the protesting farmers, the corona warriors and the troopers of the nation. He mentioned India salutes the “true servers” of Indian who keep agency throughout troublesome occasions.
In a video message, Kejriwal honoured the covid warriors and troopers.
कोरोना वॉरियर, सफ़ाई कर्मचारी, जवान और किसान। इस गणतंत्र दिवस देश के इन नायकों को सलाम।
सभी देशवासियों को गणतंत्र दिवस की हार्दिक शुभकामनाएँ। #BlissfulRepublicDay2021 pic.twitter.com/vkLohb4qQJ
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) January 26, 2021
He mentioned, “We saw doctors and nurses serving people putting their own lives at risk, we saw sanitation workers maintaining cleanliness, brave soldiers safeguarding the country and we saw the commitment and struggle of our annadatas serving the people of this great Republic amid the biggest pandemic in the history of human race.”
The Republic Day celebrations in Chennai included Governor Banwarilal Purohit unfurling the Indian Flag and Chief Minister Okay Palaniswami freely giving medals for gallantry and communal concord to varied recipients.
In addition, vibrant cultural programmes representing India’s range have been carried out on the occasion together with a number of floats taken out to mark the day.
In minus 25 diploma Celsius, the women and men of Indo-Tibet Border Police celebrated the Republic Day by marching on a frozen water physique with an Indian Flag.
ITBP personnel celebrating Republic Day in Ladakh this morning. pic.twitter.com/Oqz6r35K1U
— Aditya Raj Kaul (@AdityaRajKaul) January 26, 2021
In a brief ceremony to mark the 72nd Republic Day, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath congratulated the general public and spoke in regards to the significance of the Indian structure.
“Republic Day inspires us to remain devoted to the Constitution. The country becomes great only by its dedication to the national religion,” Adityanath mentioned in a tweet.
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa and Governor Vajubhai Wala attended the ceremony on the Manik Shah Parade floor in Bengaluru as a part of the Republic Day celebrations.
As a part of a low-key Republic Day celebrations, the National Tricolour was unfurled on the Indira Gandhi Park. A ceremonial march previous by numerous contingents of safety forces together with bulletins of state awards by the Chief Secretary have been part of the Republic Day celebrations within the state.
Due to the pandemic, small numbers of individuals have been invited to attend the celebratory occasion whereas sustaining all COVID-19 protocols.
Punjab and Haryana
Police and home guard contingents took half in parades held in district headquarters within the two states and their joint capital Chandigarh.
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh congratulated the contingents which carried out the march in Patiala
My speech from at the moment’s State stage #RepublicDay perform at Patiala. https://t.co/cbNbEsUGK1
— Capt.Amarinder Singh (@capt_amarinder) January 26, 2021
During the speech, Singh additionally mentioned it was the energy of the folks of Punjab and the self-discipline that the State was in a position to curb the coronavirus.
The Punjab and Haryana High Court constructing in Chandigarh was lit up on the eve of Republic Day. In Ludhiana, a contingent parade befell at Guru Nanak Dev stadium.
To have fun the Republic Day within the Union Territory Tuesday, a march previous by contingents of police, Home Guards, Fire Service personnel and ex-servicemen was carried out on the Indira Gandhi Sports Stadium within the Uppalam neighbourhood.
On the event of Republic Day 2021, HCM Shri @VNarayanasami hoisted the National Flag at Legislative Assembly.#Puducherry#Republicday#RepublicDayIndia pic.twitter.com/riSlILbH44
— CMOPuducherry (@CMPuducherry) January 26, 2021
Pudducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi unfurled the Indian Flag and introduced awards and medals at a short perform.
Chief Minister V Narayanasamy hoisted the nationwide flag on the Legislative Assembly.