President Draupadi Murmu will address the nation on Wednesday on the occasion of her 74th birth anniversary. Republic Day.
“The address will be broadcast from 1900 hrs on the entire national network of All India Radio (AIR) and telecast in Hindi on all channels of Doordarshan, followed by the English version,” Rashtrapati Bhavan’s statement said. “.
“The telecast of the address in Hindi and English on Doordarshan will be telecast in regional languages by Doordarshan’s regional channels. AIR will telecast the regional language versions from 2130 hrs on its respective regional networks,” the statement added.
The nation will celebrate its 74th Republic Day on January 26.
Ceremonies include a traditional march past the Kartawiya Path with a grand parade of armed forces and paramilitary troops. Tableaux display by States and Union Ministries/Departments; children’s cultural performances; Apart from acrobatic motorcycle ride and flypast, batting the retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk and PM’s NCC rally.
This time, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will be the chief guest of the 74th Republic Day celebrations. He will be accompanied by a high-level delegation including five ministers and senior officials.
Notably, India and Egypt are celebrating 75 years of diplomatic relations this year. Egypt has also been invited as a ‘guest country’ during India’s G20 presidency.
This year several new programs are being organized as part of the Republic Day celebrations.
A military contingent of the Egyptian Army will march in India’s Republic Day parade on January 26. 144 Egyptian military personnel will participate in the parade.
These include military tattoos and tribal dance festivals. Veer Gatha 2.0; 2nd Edition of Vande Bharatam Dance Competition; performances by military and Coast Guard bands at the National War Memorial; An All India School Band Competition; Drone show and projection mapping during Beating the Retreat event.
As part of the Republic Day celebrations and to mark Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose’s 126th birth anniversary (celebrated as Prakaram Divas), a military tattoo and tribal dance festival ‘Audi- Shaurya – Pro Prakaram Ka’ will be held. New Delhi 23-24 January. The event is being jointly organized by the Ministry of Defense and the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, with the Indian Coast Guard Coordinating Agency. The Ministry of Defense said it will witness 10 military tattoo performances and 20 tribal dances.
More than 1,200 artists perfect their art forms every day in rehearsals with their unique and colorful costumes, headdresses, musical instruments and rhythmic dance beats. Traditional dances performed during the main event include Gur Maria, Gudi Nati, Siddhi Dhamal, Purulia, Baguramba, Ghasadi, Balti, Lambadi, Paika, Rathwa, Badigali, Songi Makhawte, Karma, Manghu, Ka Shaad Masti, Kota, Khiladi. Included. , Chirao and Rekham Pada.
Indian Armed Forces will perform Horse Show, Khakuri Dance, Gatka, Malakhamb, Kalaripayatu, Thang Ta, Motorcycle Display, Air Warrior Drill, Navy Band and Martial Arts. Military Tattoo will perform 20 tribal dances from across the country during the event. Around 60,000 spectators are expected to attend the event.