India celebrated 68th Republic Day on 26 January 2017

Posted on:27 Jan 2017 09:17:28
India celebrated 68th Republic Day on 26 January 2017
27 January 2017 Current Affairs: Republic Day was celebrated on 26 January 2017 across the nation. This was the 68th Republic Day of India. The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the UAE Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan was the Chief Guest at the 68th Republic Day parade.

First Republic Day was celebrated on 26 January 1950 when India became a Republic with Constitution of India coming into force.

Highlights of 2017 Republic Day Parade : This year Republic Day Parade on Rajpath witnessed tableaux from 17 States and six Ministries of the Central Government.

The tableaux showcased varied themes starting from country’s rich cultural heritage and socio-economic development.

The tableaux also showcased  nation’s progress in key areas like IT, women, empowerment and environment protection.

List of Tableaux from 17 States are  : 












































































STATE Tableaux Theme
Odisha Dola Jatra
Arunachal Pradesh Yak Dance
Maharashtra Lokmanya Balgangadhar Tilak
Manipur Lai Haroba
Gujarat The Art and Life Style of Kutch
Lakshadweep An unexplored Tourist Destination
Karnataka Folk Dances
NCT of Delhi Model Government School of Delhi
Himachal Pradesh Chamba Rumal
Haryana Beti Bachao – Beti Padhao
West Bengal Sharod Utsav
Punjab Jago Aaiya
Tamil Nadu Karakattam
Goa Musical Heritage of Goa
Triupura Hojagiri
Jammu and Kashmir Winter Sports at Gulmarg
Assam Kamakhya Temple

 



 

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