New Delhi, Jan 23, 2023: On January 26, 2023, the Republic Day parade will feature 23 tableaux, 17 of which will represent various states and union territories, and six from various government ministries and departments.
These tableaux will showcase the country’s rich cultural heritage, economic progress, and strong internal and external security.
Seventeen tableaux of States/UTs from Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura, West Bengal, Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh, Dadar Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu, Gujarat, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala will highlight the geographical and cultural diversity of the country.
Additionally, six tableaux from various government ministries, including the Ministry of Culture, Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Ministry of Tribal Affairs, and the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, will be on display, showcasing the progress and achievements of these departments in recent years.
The selection of States/UTs tableaux for Republic Day parade has been made on zonal basis, categorising States/UTs into six zones, namely Northern Zone, Central Zone, Eastern Zone, Western Zone, Southern Zone and North Eastern Zone. Normally, approximately 15 tableaux from States/UTs are selected for Republic Day parade, based on proportionate ratio of each zone.
The selection process involved scrutiny of tableaux proposals from various States/UTs by an expert committee and several rounds of interactions by the committee members with representatives of the States on the theme, presentation, aesthetics and technical elements of the tableaux.