Republic Day celebrations from January 23 to 30
The Morning Standard|January 19, 2022
REPUBLIC Day parade 2022 will see a substantial cut in sitting capacity. In another major development, it is learnt that from this year, R-Day celebrations will start on January 23 — birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose (125th year this time). It will end on January 30, the day Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated.
MAYANK SINGH

Sources in the Union Ministry of Defence said, “This year, the parade will commence at 10.30 am instead of 10 am so that visibility for the fly-past improves by the time the parade ends.” Number of seats will be majorly curtailed, to 5,000-8000, from 25,000 of last year.

“Special care is taken to invite people who don’t get the opportunity to witness the parade. This includes auto-rickshaw drivers, safai karmacharis, frontline workers, among others,” sources said.

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