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First Republic Day parade on iconic Kartavya Path witnesses many 'firsts' - DETAILS

Republic Day 2023: From the invites being sent online to workers of the Central Vista redevelopment project and Kartavya Path being the special invitees, this year's Republic Day saw a many 'firsts.'

Edited By: Nivedita Dash @Nivedita0503 New Delhi Updated on: January 27, 2023 0:02 IST
Republic Day parade 2023
Image Source : PTI Republic Day parade 2023 at Kartavya Path

Republic Day 2023:  The first parade on Kartavya Path witnessed many firsts, including an all-women contingent, agniveers. A combined band and marching contingent of the Egyptian Armed Forces also took part in the parade. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi is the Chief Guest this year.

 

  1. Unlike past years, the invites this year were sent online. Workers of the Central Vista redevelopment project and Kartavya Path are among the special invitees to Republic Day celebrations. Around 1,000 special invitees including workers of the Central Vista project, maintenance workers of Kartavya Path, vegetable vendors, rickshaw pullers, small grocery shop owners, milk booth workers and eight teams of school band competition finalists got a chance to participate in the celebrations.
  2. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi joined a select group of world leaders to have graced Republic Day celebrations. India Tv - Egyptian Army soldiers march through the ceremonial Kartavya Path boulevard during Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi,
    Image Source : APEgyptian Army soldiers march through the ceremonial Kartavya Path boulevard during Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi,
  3. Under the Young Exchange and Participation (YEP) program, a youth delegation from the Argentine Air Force and Army participated in the 74th Republic Day celebrations.
  4. This time youth delegations were invited for the first time from 15 countries including United States of America, United Kingdom, Canada, France, Japan, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Argentina, Brazil, Australia, New Zealand, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nigeria and Seychelles.
  5. The 21-gun salute presented to the President before the parade was fired from Indian guns instead of British guns for the first time.
  6. In the group of "Daredevils" motorcyclists from the Corps of Signals a lady officer was included.India Tv - Indian Army Dare Devils perform
    Image Source : PTIIndian Army Dare Devils perform
  7. For the first time, women were included in the camel squad of BSF.India Tv - Camel mounted contingent of Border Security Force (BSF)
    Image Source : PTICamel mounted contingent of Border Security Force (BSF)
  8. According to a senior Indian Air Force (IAF) official, nine Rafale fighter planes also participated along with the Navy's IL-38.

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