Enjoy Ayodhya’s Deepotsav and Lord Krishna’s ‘Viraat Roop’ on Duty Path

This time in the Republic Day Parade, a glimpse of the Deepotsav of Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh will be seen on the renovated parade route of the national capital, while the ‘Viraat Roop’ of Lord Krishna will be seen in Haryana’s pageant. Not only this, a glimpse of the famous Deoghar temple of Jharkhand and ...
 

Enjoy Ayodhya’s Deepotsav and Lord Krishna’s ‘Viraat Roop’ on Duty Path

This time in the Republic Day Parade, a glimpse of the Deepotsav of Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh will be seen on the renovated parade route of the national capital, while the ‘Viraat Roop’ of Lord Krishna will be seen in Haryana’s pageant. Not only this, a glimpse of the famous Deoghar temple of Jharkhand and the ‘Amarnath cave’ of Jammu and Kashmir will be seen in the historic Republic Day parade.

Women power theme will be followed

Jammu and Kashmir has featured the Amarnath cave shrine in its tableau with the theme ‘New Jammu and Kashmir’, reflecting the resurgence in tourism over the past few years. Colorful events from Assam, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Gujarat, West Bengal and many other states and union territories will enthrall the spectators during the Republic Day parade on the renovated parade route of the national capital. The theme adopted by various states this year is mostly cultural heritage and ‘women power’ among other themes.

 

 

23 tableaux will be part of the ceremonial parade on January 26

A total of 23 tableaux depicting India’s vibrant cultural heritage, economic and social progress will be part of the ceremonial parade on January 26, Defense Ministry officials said on Sunday. Out of these tables, 17 will be of different states and union territories and 6 tables will be of different ministries and departments. Lord Ram and Goddess Sita are being welcomed by the people of Ayodhya after their return from exile in Panorama of Uttar Pradesh, said a senior official of the state Information and Public Relations Department. A senior defense official had earlier said that Ayodhya Deepotsav is the main theme of Uttar Pradesh. An Uttar Pradesh government official said, “The side panel of this tableau shows Ram ki Paadi on the banks of Sarayu river in Ayodhya and a huge ‘Deepotsav Dwar’ has been made. It also has an idol of Maharishi Vashishtha. Haryana has chosen the Bhagavad Gita as its inspiration for the Republic Day banner, which features a giant model of a chariot drawn by four horses. According to the official, ‘The tableau depicts Lord Krishna serving as the charioteer of Arjuna and preaching to him on the battlefield of Kurukshetra. Lord Krishna is depicted in his ‘Viraat Roop’ in the foreground of the tableau. According to information shared by the Defense Ministry, ‘the side panels of the trailer show scenes from the Mahabharata war.’ The ministry has said that while these two tableaux depict themes drawn from the timeless epic, the West Bengal tableau depicts the sacred image of Goddess Durga. This tableau depicts Lord Krishna serving as the charioteer of Arjuna and preaching to him on the battlefield of Kurukshetra. Lord Krishna is depicted in his ‘Viraat Roop’ in the foreground of the tableau. According to information shared by the Defense Ministry, ‘the side panels of the trailer show scenes from the Mahabharata war.’ The ministry has said that while these two tableaux depict themes drawn from the timeless epic, the West Bengal tableau depicts the sacred image of Goddess Durga. This tableau depicts Lord Krishna serving as the charioteer of Arjuna and preaching to him on the battlefield of Kurukshetra. Lord Krishna is depicted in his ‘Viraat Roop’ in the foreground of the tableau. According to information shared by the Defense Ministry, ‘the side panels of the trailer show scenes from the Mahabharata war.’ The ministry has said that while these two tableaux depict themes drawn from the timeless epic, the West Bengal tableau depicts the sacred image of Goddess Durga.

Ministry of Home Affairs will display two tables

Overview of West Bengal Reflects Kolkata’s Durga Puja and celebrates inclusion in UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage list. Assam’s overview proudly displays its cultural sites including the legendary Ahom general Lachit Borphukan and the famous Kamakhya Temple. A senior official told reporters here that the Home Ministry will display two tables, one each of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) and the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs).

There will be no observation of the Ministry of Railways this year

According to the official, one tableau each from the Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Tribal Affairs and Ministry of Culture will attract visitors during the yatra. An overview of the Central Public Works Department under the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs will also be found on the course. When asked whether there will be a parade from the Ministry of Railways also, he said, ‘No, there will be no parade of the Ministry of Railways in this year’s parade.’

It is noteworthy that this will be the first Republic Day function to be held on this historic road after Rajpath was renamed as ‘Kartavya Path’ last year. Full dress rehearsal parade was organized on Monday. Defense Ministry officials had earlier said that the 74th Republic Day celebrations would be held at the renovated Central Vista Avenue and the government has released 32,000 tickets for online sale.

Enjoy Ayodhya’s Deepotsav and Lord Krishna’s ‘Viraat Roop’ on Duty Path

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