Republic Day: Parade to end at National Stadium & not at Red Fort, says Maj Gen Alok Kacker

Major General Alok Kacker on Saturday declared that Republic Day Parade will end at National Stadium instead of Red Fort. This statement comes at a time when the Nation is all set to celebrate its 72nd Republic Day amid the Corona pandemic.

By Harkirpal Singh, Updated : Jan 23, 2021 16:20 IST
Republic Day: Parade to end at National Stadium & not at Red Fort, says Maj Gen Alok Kacker
Republic Day Parade

India is all set to celebrate its 72nd Republic Day on Tuesday, while the preparations for the Republic Day parade are being carried out, some changes have been made to keep it a corona free affair. Major General Alok Kacker on Saturday declared that Republic Day Parade will end at National Stadium instead of Red Fort. Furthermore, each contingent strength will be reduced from 144 to 96 & there will be no veteran contingent marching this time.

Major General has also added that No child below the age of 15 will be allowed to take part and  No. of spectators have also been reduced: Social distancing and other necessary precautions will also be taken to ensure the safety of all the attendees.

Also Read- Republic Day rehearsals on a full scale, Delhi Traffic Police issues Diversion and Traffic Advisory. 

Apart from this, for the very first time, the newly acquired  Dassault Rafale Fighter Jet will also feature in flypast performing a vertical charlie maneuver.  

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