As India celebrates its 69th Republic Day today, PM Narendra Modi hosts leaders of the ASEAN as guests of honour at the ceremonial parade being held at Rajpath. The parade is presided over by President Ram Nath Kovind.
BSF’s Women Bikers Make Debut : An all-woman contingent of the Border Security Force or BSF dazzled spectators with their daring bike stunts during the 69th Republic Day celebrations at Rajpath. In one of the most-awaited acts of the day, the women constables created some stunning formations, such as “fish riding, side riding, faulaad, peacock and Saptarishi”, that dropped jaws and drew cheers.
Ashoka Chakra awarded to Late Air Force Commando JP Nirala, who lost his life in Bandipora encounter. President Kovind presents award to JP Nirala’s mother and wife.