India is celebrating its 72nd Republic Day on Tuesday across the country, albeit in a muted manner due to the pandemic. Meanwhile, farmers protesting the newly-passed agricultural laws have gathered in Delhi to participate in the tractor rally.
Delhi Police has advised people to watch the live telecast of Republic Day parade at home due to COVID-19 protocols. Invitees attending parade at Rajpath have to comply with the COVID-19 advisory that includes temperature check, use of sanitiser, mask and social distancing.
This time, there would not be a chief guest at the Republic Day parade. Additionally, the route of the marching contingent will end at the India Gate C-Hexagon instead of Red Fort.
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PM Modi greets nation on Republic Day
Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the nation on Tuesday on the occasion of Republic Day. India is celebrating its 72nd Republic Day, the day its Constitution came into force in 1950.
“Wishing all the people of India a Happy Republic…