The Union Sports Minister, Kiren Rijiju, has presented the 2021 Republic Day Awards for Parade Tableaux.

Points To Note

  • In the parade of 72nd Republic Day, 32 tableaux participated.
  • Those Tableaux were selected from the 17 States and UTs.
  • Six of the Tableaux were from the Defence Ministry while nind were from other ministries, departments and paramilitary forces.

Best Tableau Award 2021

  • The state of Uttar Pradesh tableau was given the award for best tableau out of total 32.
  • The theme of the Uttar Pradesh tableau was “Ayodhya: Cultural Heritage of Uttar Pradesh”.
  • The tableau of Tripura was chosen as the second-best tableau.
  • The Tripura tableau displayed the eco-friendly traditions to achieve the self-reliance in the socio-economic parameters.
  • 3rd best tableau award was presented to the tableau of Uttarakhand.
  • Uttarakhand Tableau was displayed with the theme of the “Dev Bhoomi– The Land of the Gods”.

Other Awards

  • Out of nine tableaux of the different ministries, departments, and paramilitary forces, the Department of Biotechnology tableau was chosen for the top award. The department had presented the Tableau with the theme of “Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan: COVID-19 vaccine development”.
  • Apart from that, a special prize was given to the tableau of the Central Public Works Department. CPWD was given the award for paying the tribute to the heroes of the Armed Forces. Theme of the CPWD tableau was ‘Amar Jawan’.
  • The award for best cultural performance was given to student of Mount Abu Public School and Vidya Bharti School Rohini, Delhi. In their performance they had displayed the vision for Self-Reliant India- Atmanirbhar Bharat.

How these Tableaux are selected?

The tableaux are selected by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) for the Republic day parade. In order to shortlist the tableaux, an expert committee is set up by the defence ministry comprising of the distinguished people from various fields of arts. The expert committee consists of prominent persons from the field of art, painting, culture, music, archite

Republic Day Parade Awards 2021