News Desk, Amar Ujala, New Delhi
Published by: Pranjul Srivastava
Updated Saturday, 15 January 2022 12:39 PM IST
Last year, 25,000 people were allowed to take part in the Republic Day Parade. Before the arrival of the corona virus in 2022, 1.25 people were admitted.
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No foreign guests
There is a tradition of inviting foreign guests to an event organized on the occasion of Republic Day. However, due to the corona epidemic this time around, no foreign guests will be taking part. No foreign leader took part in the parade last year either. Sources said the plan was to invite leaders from Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan.
19 thousand people will be invited
Defense sources said that 24,000 people were allowed in the parade this time, of which 19,000 would be invited. At the same time, the remaining 5,000 ordinary people could join the parade by purchasing tickets.