As per latest report from New Delhi the Republic Day parade will begin with the laying of a wreath at the Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will be the chief guest at the event. Reportedly the parade will start from Vijay Chowk and pass through Rajpath, Tilak Marg, Bahadur Shah Zafar (BSZ) Marg, Netaji Subhash Marg and proceed for the Red Fort.
Furthermore twenty two tableaux of states and central government departments will be showcased during the 90 minute parade. Apparently Delhi has been placed under several layer security network for today. Meanwhile women commandos, mobile hit teams, anti-aircraft guns and sharpshooters have been deployed across strategic locations to keep a close watch on the eight km long Republic Day parade route from Rajpath to the Red Fort in central Delhi.
Moreover this year's Republic Day will see several firsts. Accordingly more than 70 years after independence, veterans of Subhas Chandra Bose's Indian National Army (INA) will take part in the parade. Reports added the Railways will showcase its state of the art indigenous Train 18, India's fastest train that can runs at 180 kmph and the artillery gun system M777 American Ultra Light Howitzers, recently acquired from the US will also be part of the parade.
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