Awards of the Republic Day Parade 2015 Announced


New Delhi: The results of different competitive presentation in the Republic Day Parade – 2015 have been announced by the Ministry of Defence.

Among the Services category, Brigade of Guards Regiment and Sikh Regiment were jointly adjudged the best marching contingents in the Republic Day Parade – 2015. In the category of Para-Military Forces and other auxiliary marching contingents, Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) contingent has been adjudged the best contingent.

In the tableaux category, in total 25 tableaux including nine from Union Ministries / Departments took part in the Republic Day Parade – 2015, out of which first position has gone to Maharashtra Tableau, which depicted “Wari to Pandharpur” (the pilgrimage to Pandharpur). While Jharkhand tableau on “Maluti Temples” was adjudged the second best, third position has gone in favour  of Karnataka Tableau based on famous Channapatna Toys.

While, in the competitive category of school children items the “Daang Dance” of Gujarat presented by West Zone Cultural Centre, Udaipur (Rajasthan) has been adjudged the best, a Consolation Prize was awarded to South Central Zone Cultural Centre, Nagpur (Maharashtra) for their beautiful portrayal of “Lezim Dance” of Maharashtra. The Tableau presented by the CPWD giving a majestic floral depiction of “Gaumukh” also has been selected for a Special Prize by the Jury.

 All these above winning contingents, tableaux and schools will be awarded trophies and prizes by the Defence Minister later in separate functions organised by the Ministry of Defence.