Republic Day Parade Current Affairs, GK & News

Highlights of 12 State/UT tableaux

A total of 21 tableaux from twelve states and union territories participated in the republic day parade. Meghalaya The state showcased fifty years of its statehood. This included the women led self-help groups and women cooperative societies. The tableau also showcased cane handicrafts and bamboo handicrafts. Gujarat The state showcased tribal revolutionaries. This included the ..

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Gallantry Awards on Republic Day

On January 25, 2022, President Ram Nath Kovind approved 384 gallantry awards and other military decorations for security forces personnel. Key Points He also approved 12 Shaurya Chakras for soldiers who demonstrated exceptional courage during operations. First Indian to win gold in track and field event at Tokyo Olympics 2020, Subedar Neeraj Chopra of 4 ..

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What is “Abide with Me” Hymn?

Abide with Me is a Christian hymn. It was created by Henry Francis Lyte. It is a prayer where the speaker asks the god to stay with him throughout his life and also after death. About the hymn Lyte wrote the hymn because he was dying of tuberculosis. It is sung to the tune Eventide. ..

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State Tableaux for Republic Day Parade

On January 17, 2022, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi as West Bengal’s tableau for the Republic Day parade was rejected without providing reasons or justifications. Highlights West Bengal Tableau was set to commemorate contributions of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and his INA marking his 125th birth anniversary year. Union government ..

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Kala Kumbh Art

The Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Culture have joined together to organize Kala Kumbh Art during the 2022 republic day celebrations. About Kala Kumbh The Kala Kumbh paintings are drawn on gigantic scrolls. These scrolls are to be displayed on Raj Path during republic day celebrations. Each scroll is 750 metres in length approximately. ..

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Republic Day Parade 2021 Awards

The Union Sports Minister, Kiren Rijiju, has presented the Republic Day Awards for 2021 Parade Tableaux. Key Facts In the parade of 72nd Republic Day, 32 tableaux participated. Those Tableaux were selected from the 17 States and Union Territories (UTs). 6 of the Tableaux were from the Defence Ministry while 9 were from other ministries, ..

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