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Republic Day 2022 updates: Hindu Vahini activists tried to unfurl the national flag on Jinnah Tower in Guntur

By Anuj Cariappa
Google Oneindia News

New Delhi, Jan 26: The grandest flypast with 75 aircraft to mark the 'Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav' celebrations was the highlight of the 73rd Republic Day Parade on Wednesday where India displayed its military might and vibrant cultural heritage on Rajpath, with the ceremonial event this year being drastically scaled down in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    12:09 AM, 27 Jan
    Mr. Khalil Dhantejvi is a renowned Gujarati-Urdu poet and Ghazal maestro from Gujarat.He has penned more than 8 poetry books & 9 novels and has been sponsoring education of underprivileged children. The 86-year-old has been awarded Padma Shri in field of Literature and Education
    12:08 AM, 27 Jan
    Mr. Moti Lal Madan, a distinguished Veterinarian and Biotechnologist has been honored with Padma Shri in field of Science & Engineering. He has led the team who performed World’s first successful Invitro Fertilised (IVF) of a buffalo, leading to the birth of a calf, Pratham.
    10:08 PM, 26 Jan
    Shivamogga, Karnataka | HR Keshavamurthy, a renowned Gamaka singer honoured with Padma Shri award "Government should promote this art. I have been performing the Gamaka for 60 years. We need support to pass this to the future generation," he said
    9:41 PM, 26 Jan
    Karnal, Haryana | Dr Motilal Madan, creator of the first IVF buffalo calf, honoured with Padma Shri award "This award belongs to all scientists in the world who believed in my idea & worked with me. We need to uplift our farmers and work for livestock development," he said
    8:40 PM, 26 Jan
    Ladakh | Locals perform traditional dance during Republic Day celebrations at Polo Ground, Leh In these years India has achieved a lot. Our constitution not only gave us fundamental rights but also fundamental duties that we must follow: RK Mathur, Ladakh Lt Governor
    8:27 PM, 26 Jan
    The tableau of @crpfindia beautifully displayed the valor, sacrifice, and glorious history of #CRPF at the Republic Day India It featured #SardarVallabhbhaiPatel & showcased the valour and bravery of the force.
    7:23 PM, 26 Jan
    Andhra Pradesh | Hindu Vahini activists tried to unfurl the national flag on Jinnah Tower in Guntur today "Police have taken 15-20 activists into custody and shifted them to a local police station. They will be released later today," said Guntur Urban SP Arif Hafeez
    6:46 PM, 26 Jan
    Haryana: Yamunanagar activist Om Prakash Gandhi conferred with Padma Shri award for promotion of women education My area was backward in women education, so I decided to work for it. Today, almost all girls of this area are getting educated: Padma Shri awardee Om Prakash Gandhi
    6:04 PM, 26 Jan
    Beating Retreat ceremony organised at the Attari-Wagah border near Amritsar, Punjab on the occasion of Republic Day.
    5:28 PM, 26 Jan
    Puducherry LG Tamilisai Soundararajan unfurled Tricolour on the occasion of Republic Day today
    5:12 PM, 26 Jan
    I feel proud to be awarded the Shaurya Chakra. The encounter on July 25th 2018 in Chakrabanda forest was one of the biggest achievements in Bihar. It was a very critical situation where I neutralised 3 Maoists: Shaurya Chakra Awardee CRPF Deputy Commandant Dilip Malik
    4:04 PM, 26 Jan
    I feel proud to be awarded the Surya Chakra. The encounter on July 25th 2018 in Chakrabanda forest was one of the biggest achievements in Bihar. It was a very critical situation where I neutralised 3 Maoists: Shaurya Chakra Awardee CRPF Deputy Commandant Dilip Mishra
    3:45 PM, 26 Jan
    Bangladesh is keen to work with India towards realising the shared vision of building a peaceful and prosperous region, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Wednesday as she extended greetings to her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi and the people of India on the country's 73rd Republic Day.
    3:23 PM, 26 Jan
    The UK & India are tied by bonds that span over decades, through generations & across some of the greatest challenges we've faced. I want to send my best wishes from the UK to the people of India and to all British Indians, on India’s RepublicDay: UK PM Boris Johnson
    3:14 PM, 26 Jan
    Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel on Wednesday unfurled the tricolour at the state-level function held at Gir Somnath to mark the 73rd Republic Day. A total of 18 platoons of personnel from the Indian Coast Guard, Gujarat Mariner Police from Jamnagar, the Junagadh district and Rajkot city police, State Reserve Group, Gujarat Jail Police participated in the event held at the Sadbhavna ground.
    2:24 PM, 26 Jan
    J&K: Indian Army jawans, deployed at LoC in Poonch, unfurled the national flag
    2:24 PM, 26 Jan
    Jammu and Kashmir: Indian Army jawans, deployed at LoC in Baramulla, unfurled the national flag
    2:04 PM, 26 Jan
    West Bengal: BSF 176 Battalion and 18 BGB (Border Guard Bangladesh) exchange sweets at Fulbari at the India-Bangladesh border near Siliguri.
    2:04 PM, 26 Jan
    Veteran BJP leader LK Advani unfurls the national flag at his residence
    2:02 PM, 26 Jan
    Union Minister Jitendra Singh unfurled the national flag at his residence
    1:49 PM, 26 Jan
    As many as 485 dancers of various genres from 15 states came together to add splendour to Republic Day celebrations here at the Rajpath here on Wednesday. The artistes performed four segments that include Classical, Folk/Tribal, Contemporary which culminated in the Grand Finale.
    1:49 PM, 26 Jan
    Andaman and Nicobar Islands Lt Governor Admiral D K Joshi (Retd) on Wednesday unfurled the National Tricolour at the Netaji Stadium here on the 73rd Republic Day celebration in the union territory. The LG took the salute of the marching contingents. The parade was led by Lt Cdr Sandeep R of the Indian Navy comprising of contingents from the Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard and Andaman and Nicobar Police.
    1:49 PM, 26 Jan
    BSP president Mayawati on Wednesday greeted people on Republic Day, and said there was a need to introspect as to why justice and liberty, which were the core objectives of the Constitution, have remained unfulfilled. The BSP supremo also asked the government to be serious about reducing the huge gap between the poor and rich.
    1:30 PM, 26 Jan
    Braving inclement weather and bone-chilling cold, contingents of police and paramilitary forces on Wednesday took part in the 73rd Republic Day celebrations here amidst tight security arrangements, officials said. R R Bhatnagar, Advisor to Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor, presided over the Republic Day function which was held at Sher-e-Kashmir Cricket Stadium at high security Sonawar area of the city, the officials said.
    1:29 PM, 26 Jan
    A Kerala minister hoisted the national flag upside down in this district, during the Republic Day celebrations on Wednesday, triggering a political controversy as the opposition BJP demanded his resignation for showing disrespect to the tricolour.
    1:23 PM, 26 Jan
    “Thank you @narendramodiji for the very kind words. I have indeed grown so much as an individual on every visit to India. My whole family celebrates #RepublicDay with all of India, honouring the importance of a #Constitution that protects the rights of the Indian people #JaiHind,” wrote Rhodes on Twitter.
    1:23 PM, 26 Jan
    Former South Africa middle-order batter Jonty Rhodes took to Twitter to thank PM Narendra Modi for the kind words and shared the letter sent by him, adding that he has indeed grown so much as an individual on every visit to India and his whole family celebrates Republic Day with the people of India.
    1:22 PM, 26 Jan
    President’s Bodyguard horse Virat retires from service today. It was given the Chief of the Army Staff Commendation Medal this year. President Kovind, PM Modi and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh bid him farewell on the occasion
    1:21 PM, 26 Jan
    In a floral tribute to Subhas Chandra Bose on his 125th birth anniversary, the CPWD's tableau depicted Netaji and warriors of the Indian National Army during the Republic Day parade on Wednesday. The float, bedecked with flowers, bore the slogan 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav' on its sides. The front portion of the tableau depicted a bust of Bose in a saluting pose, while heroes of INA were portrayed on a kiosk through old photographs. The Indian national flag has been shown in middle portion of the tableau. As it rolled down Rajpath, an audio clip of Netaji exhorting people to fight for the country's independence, was played, while many members of the troupe wore matching INA uniform as a tribute to the Azad Hind Fauj.
    1:20 PM, 26 Jan
    On the 73rd Republic Day, Inspector Rajender Singh on Wednesday led the Delhi Police's band comprising four sub inspectors, 15 assistant sub inspectors, 20 head constables and 46 constables. The band played the 'Delhi Police Song'. The Delhi Police marching contingent has won the best marching contingent of Republic Day Parade 15 times. Its mottu is ''Shanti, Seva aur Nyaya'' which means ''Peace, Service and Justice".

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