Parade parties, spectators, cultural events, distance of parade have been reduced. These steps have been taken to avoid overcrowding during the parade and to ensure social distancing.
New Delhi: The impact of the corona epidemic will be seen this time on the Republic Day parade as well. The Protocol has been finalized by the Ministry of Defense for the Republic Day Parade to be held in New Delhi on 26 January in view of the Kovi Protocol.
This is probably happening for the first time in history that the parade will not end at the Red Fort.. The distance of the parade has also been reduced from 8.2 km to 3.3 km.
These changes have been done
According to the new protocol, people coming to watch the parade will have to follow all the Kovid rules, as well as all those who march and participate in the parade will be required to wear masks.
This time the grandeur of the parade parties will also be affected. Because now every party will have only 96 members instead of 144. The viewership has been reduced from 1,15,000 to 25,000. Cultural programs will also be less than before. Children below 15 years of age are not allowed to come.
Britain’s PM Boris Johnson will be the chief guest
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will be the chief guest on Republic Day. During the phone conversation, Johnson was given this invitation by PM Modi. Johnson accepted this invitation.
After this, Foreign Minister S Jaishankar said that accepting the invitation of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to attend the Republic Day celebrations of the country as the chief guest, will mark a new era in India and Britain’s relations.
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