Updated: January 27, 2021 11:03:39 am
The 72nd Republic Day celebrations at the national capital is unlike any other year.
While the historical day is commemorated with elaborate displays, bravery awards and the much-awaited gravity-defying stunts by motorcycle-borne men at Rajpath, this year, due to the Covid-19 protocols, many of the major attractions were missing. Even the number of guests was reduced to 25,000 from around 1.25 lakh last year.
The curtailed celebrations, however, did not stop people from taking to social media to share some of the best moments from the parade. Here, take a look:
— Akancha Srivastava (@AkanchaS) January 26, 2021
— Debjani🇮🇳 (@devyanidilli) January 26, 2021
— ℓανι🌈 | ᴀɢᴀᴤᴛʏᴀ | #ввв3 | (@Ashu_lavi) January 26, 2021
— Atul 🔱 (@Atul__kesar) January 26, 2021
Loving the NSG Black Cats contingent in the #RepublicDay parade! 😀
Their heroic dogs are also standing on guard with them on the jeeps. pic.twitter.com/A7gonKfXkW
Flight Lieutenant Bhawana Kanth The First Woman Fighter Pilot To participates in Republic Day Parade As A Part Of Indian Air Force Tableau 💪🙏⚔❤🇮🇳@IAF_MCC
— Warrior Girl🇮🇳 (@warriorgirl061) January 26, 2021
— Charu Pragya🇮🇳 (@CharuPragya) January 26, 2021
— PIYUSH HARSHE پییوش (@piyushharshe11) January 26, 2021
Vande Matharam 🇮🇳
— Mahesh తారక్_వీరాభిమాని (@maheshBujji9999) January 26, 2021
— kishan (@kishanSharma85) January 26, 2021
— shishupalom (@shishupalom1) January 26, 2021
— 🥳Er.JETHA LAL 🥳 (@_Babuchak_) January 26, 2021
The day honours the date — 26 January 1950 — on which the Constitution of India that came into effect and the nation officially became a sovereign Republic.
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