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Bengaluru; public prevented from attending the Republic Day parade due to Covid-19 scare

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            Karnataka is planning a low-key Republic Day celebration on January 26 after reporting 45 thousand Covid positive instances in the previous 24 hours.

Due to the increase of Covid-19 instances in Bengaluru, the public would not be permitted to attend the Republic Day parade, which will be held at the Manekshaw Parade Ground.

According to a report released by the New Indian Express, only those with invites and passes would be permitted to join the procession.

All guests must adhere to Covid-appropriate behaviour, such as wearing facial masks and maintaining social distance.

According to the report, everyone in the march has been properly vaccinated and is being tested for Covid-19.

Security has been increased in and around the arena, according to City Police Commissioner Kamal Pant. “The Andhra Pradesh police squad will be a part of our march this year”, he added.

According to media reports, Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot will raise the flag. He will also be greeted by the Guard of Honour.

More than 50 CCTV cameras have been deployed.

52 CCTV cameras and a master control centre have been placed to provide security and preserve Covid proper behaviour. 14 security teams have been dispatched.

Pant was stated, “All Covid rules will be observed, and marshals will be there to guarantee that no rules are disobeyed. Six KSRP units as well as Gardua soldiers will be stationed. On January 26, traffic restrictions will be placed in the area of the stadium, including Infantry Road and Cubbon Road”.

Full dress rehearsal, as well as a Covid test for parade participants

On Monday, a full-dress rehearsal was held, followed by a Covid-19 test for each participant. The army will sanitise the area today in preparation for the parade on January 26th.

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