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UP joins in 71st R-Day celebration

Lucknow, Jan 26 (UNI) Uttar Pradesh joined the entire nation to celebrate the 71st Republic Day with full enthusiasm and gaiety.

The main function was held in front of the Vidhan Bhawan here in the state capital where governor Anandiben Patel hoisted the national tri colour and took the salute of the passing contingent of the army, central forces, state police and school children.

Students of different schools also presented colourful presentation before the governor. Chief minister Yogi Adityanath along with his cabinet colleagues and state officials were also present.

On the occasion state department and some schools also brought out beautiful tableaux.
Army displayed T90 Bhishma tanks and other arms and ammunition during the parade.

Choppers also sprayed flower petals on the parade near the Vidhan Bhawan.

This year's Republic day function in UP had a theme of the priorities of the BJP government at the centre besides the achievement of the Yogi Adityanath government in the state.

The national flag were also hoisted at all the government offices and offices of the political parties in the state capital.

Governor Anandiben Patel hoisted flag at the Rajbhawan and CM at his official residence before attending the main function.

UP governor, CM, ministers and political leaders have wished the people of the state on the occasion of the 70th Republic Day.

The state is under the seize of elaborate security cover today with sensitive places with additional police coverage.

Meanwhile Republic Day celebrations were reported from all over the state.
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