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NEW DELHI: Major General Sumit Mehta said on January 23 thatfor the first time an all-women tri-services contingent will take part in the Republic Day parade. “The 75th Republic Day parade at Kartavya Path will be women-centric; ‘Viksit Bharat’ and ‘Bharat – Loktantra ki Matruka’ are the main themes.” he said,
“The Republic Day parade will start from 10:30 am on January 26 from Vijay Chowk to Kartavya Path. The parade commander would be Delhi Area Commander Lt Gen Bhavnish Kumar. For the first time, an all-women tri-services contingent will take part in the parade which will include women troops of the Army’s military police along with women from the other two services,”Mehta said.
He also added that a couple of Vir Chakra awardees would be participating. “Three of the two living Param Vir Chakra awardees including Captain Yogendra Yadav and Subedar Major Sanjay Kumar would be taking part in the parade,” he added.