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UP's Republic Day Tableau Bags First Prize; CM Yogi Lauds People

A government statement quoted chief minister Yogi Adityanath as saying that the tableau had made the state proud.

Shivani Arora

Shivani AroraBy Shivani Arora

Published on 29 Jan 2021 11:18 AM GMT

UPs Republic Day Tableau Bags First Prize; CM Yogi Lauds People
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Uttar Pradesh’s tableau depicting the Ram Temple at this year’s Republic Day parade in New Delhi was adjudged the best and awarded by Union minister Kiren Rijiju on Thursday, the defence ministry said.

A government statement quoted chief minister Yogi Adityanath as saying that the tableau had made the state proud.

The theme of Uttar Pradesh’s tableau was “Ayodhya: Cultural Heritage of Uttar Pradesh”. The cultural heritage of ancient holy town Ayodhya, a replica of the Ram Temple, glimpses of “Deepotsav” and various stories from the epic of Ramayana were depicted in the tableau.

The first part of the tableau showed Maharishi Valmiki writing the Ramayana. Its centre had a model of the upcoming Ram Temple in Ayodhya.

Director (information and public relations) Shishir and additional chief secretary (ACS) (information) Navneet Sehgal presented the two-foot-high trophy to the chief minister on their return from Delhi.

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On August 5, last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation for the construction of the grand Ram Temple.

Union Minister Kiren Rijiju presented awards to the prize winners of Republic Day Parade Tableaux. Uttar Pradesh received the first prize, followed by Tripura and Uttarakhand.

Also, last year, UP's tableaux had bagged the second position. It showcased the cultural and religious tourism of the state. In addition, with the theme of 'Sarva Dharma Samabhav'.

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Shivani Arora

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