Different contigents of the Indian Armed Forces carried out rehearsals at Kartavya Path, ahead of the Republic Day in Delhi. Security has been beefed up across the National capital. President of Egypt, Abdel Fattah El-Sisi will be the chief guest for the 74th Republic Day celebrations. It is the first time an Egyptian President will be the chief guest.
The Rashtrapati Bhawan said that there will be no change of guard ceremony between 14th January and 28th January 2023. The Ceremonial Army Duard battalion is responsible for providing ceremonial guards and sentries for the President of India. Meanwhile, the famed BSF Camel Contingent, which ahs been a part of the Republic Day since 1976, will witness the BSF’s first-ever women contingent in regal attire riding camels along with their male counterparts.
Designed by celebrated designer Raghavendra Rathore, the uniforms for the Mahila Praharis represent the many treasured craft forms of India, fashioned in different parts of the country, and assembled in-house at the Raghavendra Rathore Jodhpur studio.