The tableau of Uttar Pradesh has been picked as the best tableau among the 12 States/UTs which participated in the Republic Day parade on January 26, 2022. The theme of the tableau of Uttar Pradesh was ‘One District One Product and Kashi Vishwanath Dham’. A total of 12 states and union territories had participated in the Republic Day parade on January 26. The second place went to Karnataka for its tableau based on ‘cradle of traditional handicrafts’ while the third position went to Meghalaya for its tableau based on ‘Meghalaya’s 50 years of Statehood and its tribute to women-led cooperative societies & SHGs’.
Other winners of Republic Day parade 2022:
- Best marching contingent among three Services: Indian Navy
- Best marching contingent among CAPF/other auxiliary forces: Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
- The tableaux of the ministry of education and the ministry of civil aviation have been declared as joint winners in the category of central ministries and departments. The theme of the tableau of the ministry of education and the ministry of skill development and entrepreneurship was ‘National Education Policy. The tableau of the ministry of civil aviation was based on the theme ‘Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik’.
Popular Choice Awards
The popular choice category award was introduced for the first time in 2022, wherein the general public was invited to vote for the best marching contingents and best tableaux through the MyGov platform. The online poll was conducted between January 25-31, 2022.
List of winners:
- Best state/UTs Tableau: Maharashtra (Theme ‘Biodiversity and State Bio-symbols of Maharashtra’.);
- Best marching contingent among three Services: Indian Air Force;
- Best marching contingent among CAPF/other auxiliary forces: Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF);
- Central Ministry: Ministry of Communication/Department of Posts (Theme ‘India Post: 75 years @ Resolve – Women Empowerment’.)