Telangana Chief Minister Ok Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday skipped the Republic Day celebrations held on the Raj Bhavan in Hyderabad, the place Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan hoisted the nationwide flag. The flag hoisting was adopted by the nationwide anthem.
நம் இந்திய திருநாட்டின் 74-வது குடியரசு தினத்தை முன்னிட்டு தெலுங்கானா ராஜ்பவனில் தேசியக்கொடி ஏற்றி மரியாதை செலுத்தினேன்.#RepublicDay@rashtrapatibhvn@PMOIndia@narendramodi@HMOIndiapic.twitter.com/NkDaMJW98i
— Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan (@DrTamilisaiGuv) January 26, 2023
The Telangana Governor additionally felicitated Golden Globes award-winning and Oscars-nominated ‘Naatu Naatu’ track’s composer MM Keeravani and lyricist Chandrabose on the Republic Day perform in Hyderabad.
Mr Keeravani can also be among the many recipients of Padma awardees. He was honoured with Padma Shri — the fourth highest civilian honour in India — on Wednesday forward of the 74th Republic Day.
Meanwhile, President Droupadi Murmu will hoist the nationwide flag on Kartavya Path within the nationwide capital as we speak to mark Republic Day.
Egypt President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi is the Chief Guest on the Republic Day parade.
The week-long celebrations commenced on January 23, the start anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. To mark the event, a one-of-a-kind Military Tattoo and Tribal Dance Festival ‘Aadi Shaurya – Parv Parakram ka’ was organised in New Delhi on January 23 and 24. The occasions will culminate on January 30, noticed as Martyrs’ Day.
The Republic Day parade, which can start at round 10:30 am, will likely be a novel mixture of the nation’s army prowess and cultural range, depicting the nation’s rising indigenous capabilities, Nari Shakti and emergence of a ‘New India’.
The parade ceremony will start with Prime Minister Narendra Modi visiting the National War Memorial. He will lead the nation in paying solemn tributes to the fallen heroes by laying a wreath. Thereafter, the Prime Minister and different dignitaries will head to the saluting dais at Kartavya Path to witness the parade.
According to custom, the nationwide flag will likely be hoisted adopted by the National Anthem with a 21-gun salute. Among the various firsts, the 21-gun salute will likely be given with 105-mm Indian Field Guns. It replaces the classic 25 pounder gun, reflecting upon the rising ‘aatmanirbharta‘ (self-reliance) in defence. Four Mi-17 1V/V5 helicopters of 105 Helicopter Unit will bathe flower petals on the viewers current at Kartavya Path.
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