66th Republic Day Chief Guest

By | January 4, 2021

India celebrates 66th Republic Day; Barack Obama witness’s army might

India showcases before chief guest US President Barack Obama and the planet its military might with a glorious display of property and naval weaponry, fighter, and reconnaissance aircraft.

 

India now celebrates its 66th Republic Day and showcased before the primary guest US President Barack Obama and the planet its military might and cultural diversity using a glorious display of property and naval weaponry, fighter, and reconnaissance aircraft. Obama was the first US President to attend to the parade as Chief Guest on the next day of his inaugural trip, as mild rains and overcast heavens failed to dampen the excitement of tens of thousands of spectators who gathered along the Rajpath to see the pomp-filled scene.

Dressed in a dark match, Obama was seated alongside Modi, donning a multicolored’bandhej safa'(Rajasthani turban), as the two leaders chatted and soaked up the grandeur that prevailed about the rain-soaked parade path.  Obama was seen holding his umbrella for some time.A grinning US President was seen nodding in admiration on many events and gave a thumbs up to the BSF daredevils, famous for their creation of a human pyramid on moving bicycles,  during their screen of daring bike stunts which has been a showstopper. Smartly attired all-female units in the Army, Navy, and Air Force marched for the first time in this year’s parade, even since the nation’s military hardware together with carnival-style floats including accomplishments in diverse disciplines in addition to tribal dancers and standard music wrapped past in a series of unity in diversity.

The audience erupted in cheers as the Obamas arose from the limo. Michelle also smiled widely at dancing performances by young kids.

A highlight of the year’s parade has been that the screen for the very first time of the newly obtained long-lived marine surveillance and anti-submarine P-8I aircraft along with the long-lived innovative MiG-29K fighter airplane.

Obama and Michelle sat at a particular glass enclosure combined with President Pranab Mukherjee,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Vice President M Hamid Ansari and his spouse, and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar among other dignitaries.  Michelle also smiled widely at dancing performances by young kids.

A highlight of the year’s parade has been that the screen for the very first time of the newly obtained long-lived marine surveillance and anti-submarine P-8I aircraft along with the long-lived innovative MiG-29K fighter airplane.

The quantity of time — about two hours spent by Obama within an outdoor screening system was odd given the US Secret Service safety concerns.

A huge ground-to-air security device was set in place from the federal funds turning the town into almost an impregnable fortress.  Snipers of the National Security Guard were set up in any way high-rises across the parade path.

The structures were made to guarantee incident-free Republic Day celebrations and foolproof safety to the American President, who came here yesterday.

Prime Minister Modi’s “Make in India” effort to enhance the nation’s manufacturing business and make much-needed jobs was showcased in one of the tableaus.

The dignitaries watched in amazement as a stunning fly-past from the Indian Air Force that abandoned a smoke-trail of the orange, white, and green flag indicated an end to the parade.

Republic Day Parade highlights:   

* The fly past during the Republic Day parade at twitter.

Have a look at the VIP box:

The first marching contingent lead by Captain Divya A marching past * The T-90s rumble past throughout the Republic Day parade

The Republic Day parade is controlled by Lt General Subroto Mitra, General Officer Commanding, Delhi Region.   President Pranab Mukherjee gifts Ashok Chakra posthumously into 2 Jawans

The national anthem played

President unfurls the Indian national flag President Pranab Mukherjee arrives in Rajpath, greeted with the Prine Minister. Decision PM Narendra Modi welcomes main guest Barack Obama and his spouse.

US President Barack Obama and Frist Lady Michelle Obama, travelling with the’Beast’, arrives in Rajpath. PM arrives in saluting foundation on Rajpath, in vibrant safa, amidst applause from audiences * PM 

 

The federal capital was now wrapped within an unprecedented security blanket to its 66th Republic Day celebrations that were graced by US President Barack Obama as the Chief Guest.

A seven-layer safety ring was thrown round the VVIP enclosure on Rajpath from were Obama, President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and a lot of other dignitaries watched the grand parade.

Central Delhi has become a virtual fortress with almost 40,000 employees drawn from Delhi Police and paramilitary forces safeguarding each corner and nook of the region.Over 15,000 CCTV cameras installed happen to be relaying every motion reside to a central control area where the footage was tracked by a combined team of Delhi Police, US Secret Services, and sleuths of fundamental security agencies.

The three-km stretch of Rajpath has more than 160 CCTV cameras with a single camera set up at each 18 metres.

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