Republic Day 2019 LATEST updates: Celebrations for the 70th Republic Day finished up on Saturday after the stylized procession moved down the great Rajpath in Delhi with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa in participation as the main visitor, in the midst of extraordinary security sending in the city. 

President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday respected 26 kids, including 6 young ladies, with Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puruskar at a notorious procession at the Rajapth on the occassion of India's 70th Republic Day. 

The general subject for the Republic Day festivities this year is the 150th birth commemoration of Mahatma Gandhi and tableaux of numerous states, themed on the notable opportunity warrior were displayed at Rajpath. 

Maj Khushboo Kanwar, 30, and mother of a youngster, drove an unexpected of the Assam Rifles, the most seasoned paramilitary power in the nation, denoting a first. "Driving an all-ladies unforeseen of the Assam Rifles involves significant privilege and pride for me. We have drilled very hard...I am a little girl of a transport conductor from Rajasthan and in the event that I can achieve this, any young lady can satisfy her fantasy," she said. The unforeseen is extraordinary as a portion of the ladies in the power are vir mahilas (widows of saint fighters) who are proceeding with the heritage of their spouses. 

Indian military showed the most current fighting accepted in their armadas at the Republic Day Parade. The big guns weapon framework M777 American Ultra Light Howitzers, as of late obtained from the US was one of the new augmentations showed for this present year. 

Spear Naik Nazir Ahmad Wani, an aggressor turned-warrior who set out his life amid an enemy of fear activity at Shopian in Kashmir in November a year ago, has been granted the Ashoka Chakra, India's most elevated peacetime bravery grant. President Ram Nath Kovind introduced the honor to the courageous fighter's significant other Mahajabeen on the Republic Day. 

Head administrator Modi has touched base at the Rajpath in front of President's parade, as is commanded by the convention. The executive welcomed the president on his entry, who was joined by boss visitor of respect for the present motorcade, President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa. Modi additionally got the First Lady Savita Kovind, and president Ramaphosa's better half Tshepo Motsepe. 

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Delhi Metro stopping offices have been shut since 6 am on Friday, and will open after 2 pm on Saturday. In the mean time, Central Secretariat and Udyog Bhawan metro stations will stay shut from 6 am to 12 pm, and Patel Chowk and Lok Kalyan Marg metro stations will stay shut from 8.45 am to 12 pm. 

Certain section/leave entryways at a few stations will likewise stay shut from 6 am until the point that twelve in perspective of Republic Day. 

Noted essayist and Odisha boss priest's sister Gita Mehta has "consciously" turned down the Padma grant Saturday. She said that while she was regarded by the acknowledgment and the Government of India's signal, the planning of the honor can be confounded given the way that the Lok Sabha races are approaching close. 

This year, India has welcomed South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa as Chief Guest for the occasion. Ramaphosa, who was Nelson Mandela's decision for future President of South Africa, moved toward becoming president in February 2018. The choice to welcome Ramaphose, a sharp Gandhi adherent, happens to fall in a year when India will observe Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth commemoration. 

India's 70th Republic Day march on Rajpath this Saturday will have numerous firsts, including show of the military's recently gained big guns firearms, a walk by an all-ladies paramilitary unforeseen from the Assam Rifles alongside a solitary lady officer displaying bicycle stunts on Rajpath as a feature of the notorious adrenaline junkie group. 

President Ram Nath Kovind lifted the National banner at 7.00 am on Saturday at the Amar Jawan Jyoti in New Delhi, denoting the beginning of festivities. Leader Narendra Modi additionally laid a wreath at the diary built after the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 to honor the martyred warriors. 

On 26 January, 2019, India will praise the 70th Republic Day. To stamp that event, similar to consistently, contingents from the different controls of the Indian military, focal government offices, states just as PSUs will walk from Vijay Chowk to the Red Fort. 

The procession will begin at 9.50 am from Vijay Chowk and go through Rajpath, Tilak Marg, Bahadur Shah Zafar (BSZ) Marg, Netaji Subhash Marg and continue for the Red Fort. A capacity will likewise be held at India Gate at 9 am.

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