Republic Day Jan 26, 2019: India Celebrates 70th Republic Day Today
India celebrates 70th Republic Day at Rajpath Today, Jan 26, 2019 with several tableaus on various themes and an all-women military parade as a main attractive things.
Fifty-eight tribal guests from various parts of the country, 22 tableaux of states and central government departments, and performance by school children will mark the 90-minute parade of this year’s Republic Day.
In this event, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will be the chief guest, will begin with the laying of wreath at the Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
There will also be an all-women Assam Rifles contingent leading the display at the parade. The contingents Navy, Army Services Corps and a unit of Corps of Signals will be led by women officers.
As many as 26 national award winning children, seated in open jeeps, will also form part of the cultural event. Three groups of children from Delhi schools and one group of children from Eastern zone Cultural Centre will be part of the parade. Each group will give a performance of about two minutes in front of the presidential dias at Rajpath