Winners of Param Vir Chakra and Ashok Chakra take part in parade
#RepublicDay: Winners of the Param Vir Chakra & the Ashok Chakra parade down Rajpath
Param Vir Chakra is awarded for acts of bravery & self-sacrifice in the face of the enemy. Ashok Chakra awarded for similar acts of valour&self-sacrifice but, other than,in the face of the enemy pic.twitter.com/aOL1CugWE6
'A country that is very close to my heart': UK PM Boris Johnson extends Republic Day greetings
I was looking forward to joining you at invitation of my friend PM Modi. Alas, our common struggle against COVID has kept me in London. Virus is compelling people to stay apart, incl family & friends in Britain & India who form what PM Modi has called living bridge b/w us: UK PM
'Rudra’ formation comprising a Dakota aircraft flanked by 2 Mi-17 IV helicopters
'Rudraâ formation comprising a Dakota aircraft flanked by 2 Mi-17 IV helicopters.
Dakotas were instrumental in airlifting troops into Kashmir Valley to repel invaders from across border in 1947. They played a significant role in Tangail airdrop leading to Bangladesh's libeartion pic.twitter.com/6LPxqhplsf
The âTrinetraâ formation comprising of three Su-30MKIs - the three aircraft split outwards and upwards, forming a âTrishul in the Skyâ. The formation is led by Gp Capt AK Misra. Commanding Officer of 15 Squadron with Sqn Ldr RC Kulkarni. #RepublicDaypic.twitter.com/82BwnSt8Xv
Parade ends with single Rafale aircraft flying at a speed of 900km/hr carrying out a ‘Vertical Charlie'
#RepublicDay parade culminates with a single Rafale aircraft flying at a speed of 900km/hr carrying out a âVertical Charlieâ. The aircraft is piloted by Gp Capt Harkirat Singh, Shaurya Chakra, Commanding Officer of 17 Squadron with Sqn Ldr Kislaykant. pic.twitter.com/ochv25VhkT
'What wonderful coincidence': Australian PM extends Republic Day greetings; says January 26 is also Australia Day
Our history is long and our connections are many. With each year, we become even closer. The global pandemic has not divided us but has made us appreciate these shared ideals even more: PM of Australia, Scott Morrison#RepublicDay