Republic Day Parade 2022: For the year 2022, on January 26, India will celebrate its 73rd Republic Day. In 1950, on this day, the Constitution of India came into existence.
The Republic Day Parade is one of the main highlights of January 26. The grand parade is held at New Delhi’s Rajpath.
Personnel of three wings of the military – the Indian Army, the Indian Navy and the Indian Air Force – perform at the parade.
Citizens from all across the country book tickets in advance to get the best seat at the event. If you are looking forward to attending the parade this year, here’s how you can book tickets for the best seat at the event.
Republic Day Parade 2022: Time
The parade will begin at 10 AM.
The parade starts with unfurling of the national flag by the President of India.
Following this, there is the marching of several regiments of the Army, Navy, and Air Force, along with their bands from the Rashtrapati Bhawan along the Rajpath, to India Gate and finally to Red Fort.
Republic Day Parade 2022: LIVE Stream
The Ministry of Defence has developed a website www.indianrdc.mod.gov.in and a YouTube channel, “Indian RDC” to host the events virtually.
The parade will also be live-streamed on Doordarshan’s YouTube Channel right from PM Modi visiting the National War Memorial at India Gate till the end of the parade.
The Press Information Bureau will also be live-streaming the Republic Day parade on their YouTube channel.
Republic Day Parade 2022: Registration
The interested individuals can register for the event online by logging in to the official website of MyGovIndia at https://www.mygov.in/rd2022.
Republic Day Parade 2022: New initiatives
Governors and Lieutenant Governors have been asked to invite a more diverse set of guests for their At Home functions, apart from the usual protocol-based invitees.
This could include achievers in different fields; those who made exemplary contributions to society, including during the time of Covid; eco-warriors; sanitation workers; next of kin of soldiers; Olympic participants; exceptional educators; frontline health workers; children bravery awardees; and women sarpanches, etc.
In another change, as the Prime Minister lays a wreath at the National War Memorial on the morning on January 26, cadets from the National Cadet Corps will visit and provide a “plaque of gratitude” to the next of kin of around 5,000 soldiers who made the supreme sacrifice for the nation, and have their names mentioned on the National War Memorial.