Republic Day Parade 2021: The impact of the corona virus is also going to be seen on the Republic Day Parade to be held on 26 January next month.
Republic Day Parade 2021: The effect of the corona virus is also going to be seen on the Republic Day on January 26 next month. Many changes have been made in the events on Republic Day. For the first time in history, the parade of Republic Day will not go till Lala Fort. With this, the number of people participating in the parade has also been reduced to 25 thousand. At the same time, children are not allowed to participate in the parade this time. Nsuz Agency has given this news citing government sources.
Parade distance will be reduced
According to sources, many changes have been made in the parade this time due to COVID-19. The length of the first parade was 8.2 kilometers which ran from Vijay Chowk to the Red Fort. But this time it will be only 3.3 kilometers long from Vijay Chowk to National Stadium.
COVID booths will be made
Everyone present and participating in the parade will wear masks. The number of entry and exit gates will also be increased. COVID booths will also be built, in which doctors and para-medical staff will be present. Thermal screening is being arranged at every gate. Hand sanitizers will also be kept in place.
Where every year 1 lakh 15 thousand people were present to see Republic Day parade, while this time only 25 thousand people will be present. Every time 32 thousand tickets were sold, this time only 7500 people will be able to join by taking tickets.
Fewer people in each squad
This time, fewer people will be involved in every squad of the parade and there will be small contingents. In view of the corona virus epidemic, social distancing will be followed in the Republic Day celebrations and all corona protocols will be followed. Till now there were 144 people in each squad, but this time there will be only 96 people.
Children will not be included
This time young children will not participate in the Republic Day Parade. Only school children above 15 years of age will be included. Also, children with disabilities will not join this time. There will be no arrangement to stand and watch the parade this time. The number of seats will be allowed as many people.
Rehearsal on January 15th
The contingent of the Indian Army participating in the Republic Day Parade is currently rehearsing the Army Day Parade. Republic Day will be rehearsal after the Army Day Parade on 15 January. Covid-bubble has been made for all the people participating in the parade, i.e. they are isolated after the necessary test. The COVID protocol is being followed in full.