Full dress rehersal for R-Day parade held across Jammu Kashmir

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Jammu/Srinagar: The full dress rehearsal for the 72nd Republic Day parade on Sunday concluded successfully across all the 20 districts of Jammu and Kashmir, giving a glimpse of the grand spectacle to unfold on Tuesday.

Ramban Additional Deputy Commissioner inspecting the full dress Republic Day Parade

The rehearsal is a precursor to the actual Republic Day parade scheduled to be held on January 26.

In Srinagar, the full dress rehearsal was held at S.K Stadium where Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole hoisted the National flag and took salute at the March–past.

The Div Com later in an open jeep also inspected the parade led by Parade Commander, Benam Tosh (SSP IRP 17 BN) and SP Surinder Kumar as Assistant parade commander.

On the occasion, various contingents including BSF, CRPF, SSB, JKAP, IRP, lady contingent, SDRF, F&ES and FPF  participated in the March- past parade, besides band contingents of BSF and JKP also participated in the march-past.

A variety of cultural programmes organised by Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages, (JKAACL), were presented by both male and female artists during the rehearsals. Artists enthralled guests and audience with their colourful performances in different languages.

On the occasion, a special yoga training session was demonstrated by young yoga trainees, who received appreciation for their skilful performances.

Various senior civil administration and police officers were present on the occasion.

In Jammu, the full dress rehearsal was held at M A stadium here amid tight security arrangements. Similar, events were also held in other parts of the division, including district headquarters. 

The contingents of Army, CRPF, JKP, NCC cadets and school students participated in March past.

On the occasion, Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma took salute at the march past and inspected the parade.

School children and artists of J&K Academy of Art Culture and Languages presented colorful cultural programme. The stunning stunts by Dare Devils of Jammu and Kashmir Police were another attraction.

The cultural items depicted composite social fabric, patriotic traditions, folk dance and music of Jammu Kashmir.

The function was also attended by Deputy Commissioner, Jammu, Director School Education, besides senior Police Officers, school children and officials/officers of various departments.