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TN Governor, Chief Minister participate in Republic Day Celebrations

- January 26, 2022

Chennai, Jan 26 (BPNS)

Tamil Nadu Governor R.N. Ravi on Wednesday unfurled the national flag near the Gandhi square on Kamarajar salai in Chennai in the presence of Chief Minister, M.K. Stalin on the occasion of the 73rd Republic day celebrations in the state.

6800 police personnel are on duty as part of the security aspect and are deployed in various parts of Chennai city on the occasion of the Republic Day celebrations.

Due to the surge in Covid cases, the general public is not given entry to the Republic day functions at the Gandhi square. Parades of School and College students are also not taking place due to the Covid surge.

The tableaus proposed by the Tamil Nadu government and rejected after the third round for the National Republic Day parade are used in the Republic day parade in Chennai.

Freedom fighters V.O. Chidambaranar, ‘Mahakavi’ Subramania Bharathi, Rani Velu Nachiyar, and Maruthu Pandiyar brothers are depicted in the Tamil Nadu Republic day parade.

Chief Minister M.K. Stalin has earlier said that these tableaus will be displayed during the Tamil Nadu Republic Day parade and after this will be taken across the state to showcase to the people of Tamil Nadu about the freedom fighters from the state.