According to Major General Alok Kacker, the contingent power too has been lowered from 144 to 96 in wake of the pandemic.
“Due to Covid-19, we have made a few changes. This year, the Republic-Day parade will end at the National Stadium and not at the Red Fort. Each contingent strength has been reduced from 144 to 96,” he advised ANI.
Major General Kacker additionally stated that the veteran marching contingent or tableaux is not going to be current this yr and no baby under the age of 15 will participate within the parade and the variety of spectators has additionally been lowered.
He additional stated that the Rafale jet will characteristic for the primary time within the fly-past by the Indian Air Force.
“The finale, the ‘Vertical Charlie’ manoeuver, will be done by Rafale aircraft this time,” he stated.