AP to have Republic Day parade at Indira Gandhi Stadium

Dara Gopi

Amaravati: Governor ESL Narasimhan would unfold the Tricolour on January 26, the Republic Day, at the Indira Gandhi Municipal Corporation Stadium in Vijayawada. Leading the RD celebrations, the Governor would also receive a guard of honour and inspect the RD parade. Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and his Cabinet colleagues and others would attend the celebrations and witness the parade.

Krishna District Collector, Babu Ahmad, reviewed the arrangements for the parade and instructed the officials to make foolproof arrangements for the event. He also directed the Education Department to make arrangements for the students to witness the parade on the day and instructed the officials to coordinate with the police in distributing invitations for the guests and other invitees.

He directed the officials to give final shape to the floats that take part in the parade and keep the Stadium grounds clean and ready for the event. The government would provide three helipads at Andhra Loyola College, Punnami Ghat and Swaraj Maidan for the Governor and other VIPs to arrive for the event.

Vijayawada Municipal Commissioner G Veerapandian briefed the Collector on the civic body’s plans to make the venue attractive and facilities to be provided for guests and students.

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