Over 60,000 People Expected to Watch R-Day Parade in Delhi
Guwahati: A crowd of around 60 to 65 thousand people is anticipated to observe the Republic Day parade in Delhi’s Kartavya Path on January 26 (Thursday).
All spectators are required to have their tickets on them. The admission would only be permitted after scanning the QR code on their tickets, officials said.
This year, the Republic Day parade ground would only be accessible to pass or ticket holders.
A total of 7,000 police officers have been assigned as security. In New Delhi, 24 help desks have been put up to ensure that spectators to the Republic Day parade have no issues.
More than 150 CCTVs have been placed, along with mobile Quick Response Teams (QRT), National Security Guard (NSG) teams, anti-drone teams and facial recognition cameras.
The entry of large and light cargo vehicles will be prohibited beginning at one in the morning on January 26 in order to manage the traffic.
Over 30,000 individuals will go by metro. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation announced in a statement on Monday that it has decided to provide free rides to those invited to the 74th Republic Day celebrations at Kartavya Path, exiting from Central Secretariat, Udyog Bhawan, or Mandi House metro stations only to reach the site.
Following Republic Day and other holiday days, the Delhi government on Monday announced six dry days between January 26 and March 31.
After changing its earlier excise policy, the state’s excise department of the Delhi Government has issued the instructions. Tomorrow, pubs and restaurants won’t be allowed to sell alcohol, the Delhi government announced in a statement.