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Republic Day parade 2018: ITBP receives best marching contingent trophy for sixth time

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    The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) has received best marching contingent trophy among paramilitary and other auxiliary forces taking part in the Republic Day parade 2018 for the sixth time.

    Among the three military services, the contingent from the Army's Punjab Regiment was awarded the best marching contingent trophy.

    ITBP contingent at Republic Day parade

    In the category of tableaux representing Union ministries and departments, the best tableau award went to the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports. The tableau depicted 'Khelo India', the national programme for development of sports.

    In the category of tableaux representing Union ministries and departments, the best tableau award went to the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports. The tableau depicted 'Khelo India', the national programme for development of sports. The tableau of Chhattisgarh, which depicted Ramgarh's ancient amphitheatre in addition to artistes performing dance based on Kalidasa's 'Meghadootam', was awarded the third prize.

    Fourteen states and Union Territories had presented their tableaux at the Republic Day Parade at the Rajpath on Friday, depicting the country's rich art and cultural heritage. Nine central ministries and departments as well as central paramilitary forces had also presented their tableaux.

    OneIndia News with PTI inputs

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