New Delhi: On the occasion of ‘Republic Day’ 2022 on January 26 in the capital Delhi, this time no chief guest will be present. This decision has been taken keeping in view of Corona. The government will not invite dignitaries from any other country to the function.
Every year on the occasion of Republic Day, there is a tradition of inviting foreign heads of state to parade on the Rajpath.
Earlier there were speculations that the Prime Minister or President of 5 big countries could be invited in the Republic Day celebrations.
But in view of the circumstances related to the corona virus, the government has decided not to invite any foreign guests this year.
According to the Covid protocol, only 25,000 people have been allowed in the Republic Day 2022 parade.
At the same time, media reports quoted government sources as saying that the Republic Day celebrations will now start from January 23 instead of January 24. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Jayanti is on 23rd January.
Security beefed up at Rajpath ahead of Republic Day celebrations
Ahead of the Republic Day, the police have beefed up security in and around Rajpath. Let us inform that recently explosive RDX was recovered near Phool Mandi of Ghazipur, after which the police was alerted.
To increase security in and around Rajpath, around 300 CCTV cameras have been installed there and facial recognition systems have also been installed.
New Delhi’s DCP Deepak Yadav said that apart from the terrorist threat for the soldiers, the case of Covid-19 is also a big challenge.
He has instructed the policemen to take necessary precautions as well as to keep the security arrangements very tight in New Delhi.
Quick reaction teams will be deployed for any untoward incident. Along with this, Deepak Yadav said that we are also keeping a close watch on the flying things that break into the security cordon.
He has informed that we have installed face recognition systems with 300 cameras around the Rajpath.
There are databases of 50 thousand suspected criminals in this system. Deepak Yadav further informed that due to restrictions related to Covid-19, only 4 thousand tickets will be available and only 24 thousand people will be allowed to attend this function.
The explosive material used in the recently found IED in Delhi’s Ghazipur Phool Mandi on January 14 has been suspected to be part of a consignment dropped by Pakistani drones in Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir, after which the authorities have been put on alert mode. Was placed.