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Republic Day parade, farmers’ tractor rally: Delhi all set for January 26

Delhi is expected to see a traditional Janpath exhibition and an unprecedented farmer tractor meeting.

As a result, thousands of armed workers have been dispatched to Rajpath and several areas of the national capital’s borders that have been placed under heavy coverage as a result of Republic Day celebrations and a tractor show proposed by farmers on Tuesday.

As the Republic Day exhibition kicks off in Vijay Chowk, a farmers’ tractor will enter the city from three border areas – Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur (UP Gate).

Here’s what you need to know about two festivals:


1. India will show off its military capabilities on Tuesday with Rafale fighter jets participating in the Republic Day flypast for the first time and armed forces displaying T-90 tanks, electronic warfare system Samvijay, Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter jets, among others.

2. Following Covid’s policy, only 25,000 people will be allowed to attend the event in Rajpath unlike the more than one spectator who regularly attended the event. The show will also be short this year. Instead of a march towards Red Fort, the show will end at the National Stadium and only tables will be allowed to play at Red Fort.

3. A total of 32 tableaus – 17 from provincial and union areas, six from the Department of Defense and nine from other Union departments and military forces – showcasing wealthy national values, economic progress and defense power will bring Rajpath down in the Republic Day exhibition.

4. Apart from this, school children will practice traditional arts and showcase skills and skills that have been passed down through the ages – Bajasal, one of the most beautiful traditional dances of Kalahandi in Odisha, Fit India Movement and Aatmanirbhar Bharat.

5. The 122 proud members of the Bangladesh faction will also march on Rajpath on Tuesday. India is also right now celebrating the Swarnim Vijay Varsh – which is the year of the Golden Jubilee – commemorating Pakistan’s victory in the 1971 war that led to the formation of Bangladesh.

6. The Republic Day celebrations will kick off with Prime Minister Narendra Modi visiting the National War Memorial.

7. Traditionally, the national flag will be unveiled following the national anthem with 21 gunshots.

The show will kick off when President Ram Nath Kovind salutes.

9. Sharpshooter planters and photographers will be stationed on the tallest buildings to monitor the eight-kilometer-long route from Rajpath.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (New Delhi) Eish Singhal said more than 6 000 employees would be deployed in Rajpath to mark Republic Day. Screening and photographing of staff working in Rajghat will be done by PPE kit staff, who have a mask and face mask, in line with Covid-19 agreements.

Republic Day parade, farmers' tractor rally: Delhi all set for January 26
Republic Day parade, farmers’ tractor rally: Delhi all set for January 26


1. Meanwhile, far from Central Delhi, farmers in three protest centers in Delhi – Singhu, Tikri and the Ghazipur border areas will also stage a major tractor assembly against farm rules. The routes will travel more than 100 kilometers to the national capital.

2. Opposition farmers’ unions opposed to the three disputed farm rules said their exhibition would not take place in central Delhi and would only begin after the end of the official Republic Day exhibition. According to Delhi police, barriers and other security measures will be lifted and farmers will enter the national capital at 12 noon.

3. The interstate bus terminus which is in Anand Vihar will also be closed on Tuesday afternoon as a precautionary measure in view of the proposed tractor project by farmers.

4. While farmers’ leaders said about two lakh tractors were expected to take part in the show to show their strength and support, Delhi Police only gave permission for 5,000 tractors to enter the capital.

5. Farmer leaders have urged tractor participants to carry an adequate supply of 24 hours and ensure that the rally exhibition remains peaceful. The farmer’s leader said that no one should carry any weapons or drink alcohol. Banners carrying messages of refreshment are not allowed.

6. One of the highlights of Tuesday’s exhibition will be the ‘jhankis’ (tableaux) which will be led by a Sikhs Guru Granth Sahib script. While the whole car is decorated with flowers, placards of Sikh leaders such as Shaheed Baba Deep Singh, Baba Banda Singh Bahadur and Gugu Tegh Bahadur are attached to the sides of the fuel.

7. Farmers’ leaders will be at the forefront of their vehicles. According to the protesting unions, there is no set time limit for the number of vehicles and the number of vehicles. However, all vehicles will have to return to their original location without a valid reason, said farmers’ leaders. Each tractor will carry a tricolor and will run with folk music and patriotic songs.

8. Hundreds of female farmers are also expected to drive tractors to the ‘Kisan Gantantra Parade’ on Republic Day. Many rural women in Jind district in Haryana reportedly received training one month ago to drive tractors so that they could participate in this tractor rally.

9. In order to maintain the format during the tractor campaign of the farmer, thousands of security personnel have already been deployed to many border areas. Deependra Pathak, Commissioner of Police (Intelligence), on Sunday said more than 300 Twitter handcuffs were produced in Pakistan to disrupt a tractor show.

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