Tight security at JK’s Rajouri on Republic Day


Security has been tightened in Rajouri in Jammu and Kashmir on the occasion of the Republic Day. “At Rajouri here, we continuously monitor security developments and check vehicles at various locations from time to time, especially on Republic Day,” said Salman, a sub-inspector with the Jammu and Kashmir Police.

Meanwhile, in the nation’s capital today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid his respects to fallen soldiers at the newly constructed National War Memorial (NWM) in the morning before taking part in the 73rd Republic Day celebrations. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, Minister of State for Defense Ajay Bhatt, Defense Secretary Ajay Kumar and heads of Indian Armed Forces i.e. Army, Army of India air and navy, were also present on this occasion.

The Republic Day Parade 2022 is set to showcase India’s military might, cultural diversity and many unique initiatives to mark the celebration of the 75th anniversary of independence as part of ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav “. President Ram Nath Kovind will lead the nation in celebrating the 73rd Republic Day on January 26, 2022. This year’s celebrations are special as Republic Day falls in the 75th year of independence, being celebrated as ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav” across the country.

To mark the occasion, the Ministry of Defense conceptualized a series of new events during the main parade on Rajpath on January 26 and the ‘Beating the Retreat’ ceremony at Vijay Chowk on January 29. It has been decided that the Republic Day celebrations will now last for a week from January 23 to 30 each year. The celebrations begin on January 23, the birth anniversary of great freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, and culminate on January 30, which is celebrated as Martyrs’ Day. (ANI)

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