New Delhi: On the eve of 73rd Republic Day on January 26, 2022, President Ram Nath Kovind will lead the nation in celebrating ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ throughout the nation. As a result of surge in COVID-19 instances, this 12 months’s parade will witness a smaller turnout of round 24,000 folks at Rajpath.
Here is a sneak peek in any respect that can occur this time:-
Time and place of the parade
At a primary, the parade will start half an hour later than traditional. With foggy days anticipated round January 26, the parade will start at 10.30 am as a substitute of 10 am for higher visibility, the Defence Ministry has determined.
“Since it’s being predicted that it will likely be a foggy morning for a greater viewing expertise for spectators on the parade, 10 giant LED screens – 5 on both sides of Rajpath – will probably be put in,” a senior Defence Ministry official mentioned as we speak.
Additionally, the parade will begin from Raisina Hills and goes by means of Rajpath, India Gate until Pink Fort would now solely go as much as the Nationwide Stadium.
Options Of Republic Day Parade 2022
In accordance with the PTI, 16 marching contingents would take part on this 12 months’s parade from which eight will probably be from the Indian Armed Forces, 4 of the Central Armed Police Power, two of NCC, and one every of Delhi Police and NSS.
This time, a mounted column of cavalry, 14 mechanised columns, six marching contingents, and a flypast by superior gentle helicopters of its aviation wing will signify the military.
Lieutenant Common Vijay Kumar Mishra, Common Officer Commanding Delhi Space, would be the parade commander, and Main Common Alok Kacker, Chief of Employees Delhi Space, would be the second-in-command of the parade.
Grandest and largest flypast
To mark the ‘Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav’ celebrations, this 12 months we are going to see the “grandest and largest” flypast ever with the participation of 75 plane.
In accordance with IAF PRO Wing Commander Indranil Nandi’s assertion to ANI, the 5 Rafale will fly over the Rajpath within the Vinaash formation, whereas 17 Jaguar fighter plane will fly within the form of the quantity ’75’.
5 Rafale to fly over the Rajpath within the Vinaash formation. Navy’s MiG29K and P-8I surveillance plane will fly within the Varuna formation. 17 Jaguar fighter plane will fly within the form of 75 to have fun Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav: IAF PRO Wing Commander Indranil Nandi
— ANI (@ANI) January 17, 2022
In the meantime, the ALH in Rudra formation together with 4 Mi17 V5 plane can even be part of the most important flypast.
Tableaux on the Republic Day Parade 2022
In accordance with the Indian Military mentioned in an announcement on Saturday, the parade can have a complete of 25 tableaux of varied states, departments, and armed forces.
An mixture of 12 floats from the states will take part and the remaining will come from the assorted ministries and the Armed Forces.
The theme for the tableaux is ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’, which is meant to recollect 75 years of Independence.
This 12 months additionally, following the sooner 12 months, there will probably be no chief visitor. That is the second 12 months straight that India has had no chief visitor within the Republic Day march contemplating the COVID-19 circumstance within the nation.
Crowds at Republic Day Parade 2022
Because the nation goes by means of a spike in COVID-19 instances, the variety of folks on the parade has additionally been curtailed.
Solely, 24,000 people will probably be permitted to go to the Republic Day march this 12 months.
For folks attending the parade, the Delhi police have additionally issued a set of pointers that states that individuals attending the parade should be absolutely vaccinated towards COVID, and youngsters beneath 15 years of age won’t be allowed to attend the perform.
In accordance with the police, additionally it is acknowledged that the folks ought to observe COVID-protocols together with masks and sustaining social distancing, on the perform.