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Republic Day 2024: Delhi Police issues traffic advisory amid parade rehearsals

Republic Day 2024: This year, French President Emmanuel Macron will be the chief guest at the 75th Republic Day Parade on January 26. Significantly, this is the sixth time a French leader will be the chief guest at Republic Day celebrations in the national capital.

Edited By: Sheenu Sharma @20sheenu New Delhi Updated on: January 10, 2024 12:42 IST
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Image Source : PTI A contingent of Indian Navy marches past during rehearsal for Republic Day Parade 2024 in New Delhi

Republic Day 2024: The Delhi Traffic Police has issued an advisory for commuters to avoid certain roads and intersections in the city today (January 10), amid the rehearsals for the Republic Day Parade. The traffic police have advised the public to avoid Vijay Chowk, Rafi Marg-Kartavyapath crossing, Janpath- Kartavyapath crossing, and Man Singh Road-Kartavyapath between 7:00 am and 11.30 am.

"Due to Republic Day Parade rehearsal, kindly avoid Vijay Chowk, Rafi Marg-Kartavyapath crossing, Janpath- Kartavyapath crossing, and Man Singh Road- Kartavyapath crossing from 0700 Hrs to 1130 Hrs on 10-01-2024," Delhi Police said in a statement. 

Who will be the chief guest? 

This year, French President Emmanuel Macron will be the chief guest at the 75th Republic Day Parade on January 26. Significantly, this is the sixth time a French leader will be the chief guest at Republic Day celebrations in the national capital.

Meanwhile, women Agniveer Vayu soldiers will be part of the Indian Air Force contingent for the Republic Day Parade, an IAF official informed on Monday (January 8). Further, two all-women contingents of the Defence forces are also scheduled to march at the Republic Day Parade this year.

"One contingent, including 144 personnel, would have women personnel, including 60 from the Army and the remaining from the Indian Air Force and the Indian Navy," a defence official said earlier. 

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