Republic Day parade 2024: Netizens praise the all-female contingent, calling it’magical’ and a tribute to women’s emancipation.
The 75th Republic Day Parade in India included a stunning exhibition of ‘Nari Shakti’ as women troops marched along the Kartavya Path. Women contingents from the Armed Forces, Border Security Force (BSF), Delhi Police, and Agniveers paraded along Kartavya Path, captivating both visitors and the public. Hundreds of netizens praised today’s march for its unique demonstration of women’s empowerment. A user on the X platform described an all-female contingent as’magical’. Another user paid tribute to the female contingents.
“For the first time, an all-women contingent marched in the Indian Republic Day Parade!! “Fills me with so much pride,” one person remarked.
For the first time, an all-female detachment of the Armed Forces Medical Services marched on Kartavya Path, headed by Major Srishti Khullar and including Capt Amba Samant from the Army Dental Corps, Surg Lt Kanchana from the Indian Navy, and Flt Lt Dhivya Priya from the Indian Air Force.
The Indian Navy tableau also featured the themes of ‘Nari Shakti’ and ‘Atmanirbharta’, as well as aircraft carrier INS Vikrant, Navy ships Delhi, Kolkata, and Shivalik, and the Kalavari Class Submarine.
Another highlight of Republic Day was the motorbike exhibition, which captivated the visitors and crowd on Kartavya Path.
The ladies of the Central Armed Police demonstrated their ‘Naari Shakti’ abilities. 265 female motorcyclists riding motorbikes demonstrate daring and chivalry.
Apart from these, the Delhi Police all-women band, commanded by Band Master Sub Inspector Ruyangunuo Kense, took part in the Republic Day parade for the first time on Friday.
The Republic Day 2024 celebrations featured a great show of rich cultural legacy and military strength, including missiles, aeroplanes, surveillance devices, and lethal weapon systems, with French President Emmanuel Macron serving as the principal guest. The festivities’ themes were ‘Viksit Bharat’ and ‘Bharat — Loktantra Ki Matruka’ (India—Mother of Democracy). The celebrations concluded with a spectacular fly-past by 46 Indian Air Force aircraft.