22 tableaus with Mahatma Gandhi theme to be showcased on R-Day.
New Delhi, January 22 (ANI): As a befitting tribute from the country to father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary, the tableau for this yearaACAOs Republic Day will showcase life of Gandhi as a theme.
Addressing the media here, Defence Ministry official Nampibou Marinmai said that all the 22 tableaux that will roll down at the majestic Rajpath this year with Mahatma Gandhi as the theme.
16 tableaux will be from states and Union Territories whereas six will be from various ministries and departments.
The States and Union Territories (UTs) that will showcase their colorful tableau are Andaman and Nicobar, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Delhi, Goa, Gujarat, Jammu & Kashmir, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Punjab, Sikkim, Tripura, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal.
Apart from this ministries and departments including Agriculture, Power, Drinking Water and Sanitation, Indian Railways, CISF and CPWD will have one tableau each in the Republic Day.
The theme for Andaman and Nicobar tableau is aACoeRole of Gandhiji on inmates of Cellular Jail in AndamanaACA[yen]. The tableau will showcase the effect that Mahatma Gandhi had amongst the inmates of the historic jail.
Arunachal Pradesh theme aACoePeace WithinaACA[yen] will showcase the clean Monpa village. The population consisting of Buddhist community has been laying stress on peace and cleanliness.
With 'Gandhiji in Assam' theme, this north eastern state will showcase the Father of NationaACAOs dream of rebuilding rural economy by encouraging cotton industries.
The tableau of Delhi which will be taking the Rajpath after a gap of one year will have a theme of 'Mahatma Gandhi and Delhi' and will show the MahatmaaACAOs association with Delhi and the Birla House.
Gujarat with the aACoeHistorical Dandi MarchaACA[yen] theme will depict the great movement which shook the foundation of the British Empire by a handful of salt.
Jammu and Kashmir which has been regularly participating in the national festival will have the theme aACoeGandhijiaACAOs ray of hope-our composite cultureaACA[yen].
Similarly, the theme for Karnataka tableau is the aACoeGandhiji and the Belagavi Congress sessionaACA[yen] whereas the theme for Maharashtra is aACoeQuit IndiaaACA[yen].
Punjab will have aACoeJallianwal BaghaACA[yen] theme, Sikkim will have aACoean agricultural and environmental non-violenceaACA[yen] theme.EeEe
The theme for Goa is aACoeUnity in DiversityaACA[yen] while for Tripura it is aACoeempowerment rural economy in Gandhian WayaACA[yen], tableau of Tamil Nadu will have aACoetransformation of dress code of Mahatma GandhiaACA[yen] as theme, and the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand will come with a theme of aACoespiritual Anashakti AshramaACA[yen].
The tableau of Uttar Pradesh will have the theme aACoecommemorating the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma GandhiaACA[yen] whereas for West Bengal the theme is aACoeMahatma Gandhi and BengalaACA[yen].
Among the ministries and departments, the Indian Railways has worked on the theme of aACoeMohan to MahatmaaACA[yen] in attempt to pay a rich tribute to the Mahatma who had a long and historic relationship with the Railways. (ANI)
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|Date:||Jan 22, 2019|
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