New Delhi, Jan 26: With coronavirus playing a dampener this year, it wasn”t a usual Republic Day morning for children as they weren”t allowed entry at the celebrations at Rajpath.
School children, who turn up in large numbers at the Republic Day parade every year, were confined to their homes this time, hooked to their TV sets to watch the festivities.
They did not get the opportunity to dress up and take part in cultural celebrations as schools continue to be closed due to coronavirus. Few schools had organised online essay writing competitions on Republic Day and activities such as flag colouring for primary classes.
In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year the…