No motorbike stunts at Republic Day parade this yr because of to Covid-19

a group of people riding horses on Rashtrapati Bhavan street

The gravity-defying stunts by motorbike-borne adult males, a important attraction and magnificent display screen for the crowds at Republic Day celebrations, will not be using area this calendar year thanks to Covid-19 safety norms.

Aside from this, the parade of gallantry awardees and little ones who have acquired bravery awards will also not be there at the 72nd Republic Working day occasion, on account of social distancing, officials stated.

The spectator sizing also has been reduced to 25,000 and there will be no chief visitor at the Republic Working day occasion on the Rajpath this calendar year.

“This year’s Republic Working day is incredibly diverse as it is taking place amid the coronavirus pandemic. Like in Independence Working day, all chairs in enclosures will be put adhering to social distancing norms. So the group dimensions has come down to 25,000 this time from all-around 1.25 lakh previous yr or some of the earlier a long time.

“The quantity of enclosures has also been halved to just 19,” information company PTI quoted a senior official, who is privy to the preparations, as declaring.

He explained that because of to the very same explanation, the well-liked motorcycle stunts executed by army or paramilitary personnel, which draw loud cheers from the group each individual year, will not be taking place this year.

“These conclusions have been taken simply because it is not possible to sustain social distancing whilst accomplishing group stunts or awardees driving a jeep jointly all through the parade,” the official instructed PTI.

The variety of mediapersons invited to the ceremonial occasion has also been lowered, he included.


A full of 32 tableaux — 17 of different states and UTs, nine of ministries and 6 from defence arm — will roll down Rajpath. The contingents will prevent at National Stadium this year rather of pursuing the normal route all the way to the Red Fort, officers explained.

“Also, the size of marching contingents has been lowered from frequent 144 to 96 so that they can keep social distancing,” the senior official claimed.

Users of the tableaux contingents from different states, ministries and governing administration departments underwent Covid-19 examination at a cultural camp in Delhi Cantonment on Friday, officials said.

A military band from the Bangladesh Army will also choose aspect in the parade. Bangladesh this 12 months marks the 50th anniversary of its Independence.

Ladakh all established to make its debut

Tableau from a total of 17 states and UTs, including, Gujarat, Assam, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Punjab, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Ladakh and Delhi will be portion of the parade.

The Gujarat contingent is lead by Pankaj Modi, who is the Deputy Director in the Gujarat government’s Information Department and also the more youthful brother of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The youthful union territory of Ladakh is all established to make its debut in the extravaganza on Rajpath with a lovely tableau depicting the legendary Thikse Monastery and its abundant cultural heritage.

“There will be nine tableau from ministries, like Ministry of Lifestyle, Ministry of Electronics and IT, Ministry of Ayush, Ministry of Facts and Broadcasting and 6 from the defence arm, which includes of IAF, Navy, Indian Naval Coast Guard, two from the DRDO and one from BRO (Border Roads Organisation),” the official reported.

The tableau of the Division of Biotechnology (DBT) will showcase the efforts designed by experts to manufacture Covid-19 vaccine indigenously.

The tableau would depict numerous levels of pre-trial and trial phases of vaccine, a scientist from the DBT explained for the duration of a media preview held at a camp at Delhi Cantonment.

The Ministry of Info and Biotechnology will depict the ‘Vocal for Local’ initiative of the government.

The tableau of Indian Indication Language Research and Instruction Centre (ISLRTC), below the office of empowerment of individuals with disabilities of the ministry of social justice and empowerment, will showcase the unifying character of the sign language.

Uttar Pradesh tableau to showcase replica of Ayodhya Ram temple

The heritage of the Ayodhya, a duplicate of the Ram temple being constructed, a glimpse of ‘Deepotsav’ and several stories from Ramayana epic will be showcased in the tableau of Uttar Pradesh.

Punjab tableau will depict the 400th anniversary of Sikh Guru Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur though and Gujarat tableau will showcase the historic Solar temple of Modhera in Mehsans district in the vicinity of Gandhinagar.Delhi tableau will depict the pedestrianisation perform carried out underneath a challenge of the Shahjehnabad Redevelopment Corporation.