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Republic Day parade full dress rehearsal held

by Sh Ajit
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Imphal, Jan 24 :

In connection with the Republic Day Celebration, 2021 in the state, full dress rehearsal of the Republic Day parade was held today at Imphal. Around 27 uniform contingents and one cultural troupe take part in yesterday’s full dress rehearsal.

It may be mentioned that unlike the previous years and due to Covid 19 Pandemic, Schools, Colleges and Civil Society/Association will not take part in the march past parade however, tableaux of various government departments will be display.

Governor of Manipur Dr. Najma Heptulla will grace the 72nd Republic Day Celebrations as Chief Guest and unfurled the National Flag and take the salute of the march past at historic Kangla, Imphal.

Parade Commander will be Jugeshore Sharma, MPS, Commandant of 10 IRB while Guard of Honour Commander will be Reena Haobam, MPS, Dy CO-7 MR.

This year, Parade will starts from 1st MR parade ground and comes to Raj Bhavan Gate through Jail road and moves towards Kangla Western Gates along the National Highway and Kangla Moat. On reaching the LIC building, parade turns right towards the East along National Highway and comes up to North AOC. Parade then turns right again and enters Kangla through the Northern Gate and comes up to the saluting base at Kangla. After saluting, the parade moves towards Southern Gate of Kangla and exit Kangla. The parade then turns right near Chief Minister’s Bungalow and moves towards BSNL office. Parade after reaching BSNL office will turn right and enter 1st MR Parade Ground through the road next to BSNL office and CID office.

Earlier public used to enter Kangla from the Western gate. But this year, public may be allowed to enter from the Kangla Southern Gate and view the parade about 50 metres south of VIP Pandal on the western side of the road.

Later, vote of thanks to the participants of March Past will be propose by Chief Minister, Manipur at 1st Bn. Manipur Rifles Parade Ground, Imphal.

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