Bhubaneswar: The state-level Republic Day parade in Odisha will be held in line with New Delhi this year.
According to a Home Department notification, the Governor will hoist the Tricolour and take the salute at the parade in Bhubaneswar on Sunday. The Chief Minister will grace the occasion as the guest of honour.
It has been decided that the 120 Territorial Army, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Railway Protection Force (RPF) and the Special Operation Group (SOG) of Odisha will take part in the state-level Republic Day parade this year.
Below are the districts where ministers, Revenue Divisional Commissioners (RDC) and Collectors will hoist the national flag.
Nirajan Pujari – Cuttack
Bikram Keshari Arukha – Sonepur
Prafulla Mallick – Sundargarh
Ranendra Pratap Swain – Sambalpur
Padmanabha Behera – Keonjhar
Pratap Jena – Puri
Arun Kumar Sahu – Ganjam
Sudam Marandi – Balasore
Susanta Singh – Angul
Naba Kishore Das – Kalahandi
Tukuni Sahu – Rayagada
Jagannath Saraka – Jagatsinghpur
Dibya Shankar Mishra – Jajpur
Ashok Chandra Panda– Dhenkanal
Samir Ranjan Dash – Nayagarh
Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi – Balangir
Pramananda Nayak – Nabarangpur
Raghunandan Das – Mayurbhanj
Padmini Dian – Gajapati
Tusharkanti Behera – Malkangiri
Revenue Divisional Commissioners (RDC)
RDC (Southern Division) – Berhampur
RDC (Northern Division) – Rourkela
Besides, the Collectors of Sambalpur, Bhadrak, Bargarh, Boudh, Deogarh, Jharsuguda, Kandhamal and Kendrapara will hoist the flag in their respective districts.