Republic Day Parade, Speech 2021 Highlights: Beating Retreat ceremony is currently underway at the Attari-Wagah border on Republic Day. Earlier in the day, a total of 32 tableaus from 17 states and union territories, six from the Defence ministry and nine from other Union ministries and paramilitary forces — depicted India’s rich cultural heritage, economic progress and defence prowess on Rajpath.
Designed after the theme ‘Ayodhya and cultural Heritage of Uttar Pradesh’, the tableau of UP displayed Ram Mandir. Tableau of Punjab showcased the glory of 9th Sikh Guru, Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur. A replica of Sun Temple at Modhera was displayed on the Gujarat tableau. The tableau depicted the Sabhamandap, part of the Sun Temple. It’s 52 pillars denote 52 weeks of a Solar year.
India is celebrating 72nd Republic Day. Today, India displayed its military might and cultural diversity during Republic Day parade on Rajpath. Prime Minister Narendra Modi payed tribute to the fallen soldiers by laying a wreath at the National War Memorial at the India Gate.