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Republic Day Parade 2022: Uttar Pradesh Selected As Best State Tableau , Maharashtra won Popular Choice Award

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On 4th February 2022 Uttar Pradesh (UP) was selected as best state tableau of 73rd Republic Day parade 2022 on Rajpath along with Maharashtra (MH) that won in popular choice category and the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) was named as the best marching contingent among Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF). 

  • Three panels of judges were appointed for assessing the performance of marching contingents from the three Services, CAPF/other Auxiliary forces and tableaux from various States/Union Territories (UTs) and Central Ministries/Departments.

Highlights of the winners:

i.The tableau of UP has been selected as the best tableau among the 12 States/UTs.

ii.In the Best Central Ministries/Departments, a total of 9 tableaux of Central Ministries/Departments had participated in the parade.

iii.MH took first place in the best state tableau under people’s choice awards.

  • The Indian giant squirrel found in the Sahyadri mountains, a new spider species named after Mumbai policeman Tukaram Ombale who captured terrorist Ajmal Kasab during the 26/11 attack, were featured in the tableau of Maharashtra.

Winners of 73rd Republic Day parade 2022:

Best states:

IUPOne District One Product and Kashi Vishwanath Dham
IIKarnatakaCradle of Traditional Handicrafts
IIIMeghalaya50 years of Statehood and its tribute to women-led cooperative societies & Self Help Group (SHG)

Other winners:

The Indian NavyBest marching contingent
CISFBest marching contingent among CAPF/other auxiliary forces.
The tableaux of Ministry of Education (MoE) and Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA)Best Central Ministries/DepartmentsNational Education Policy (MoE) & Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik (MoCA)
The tableaux of Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs (CPWD)special prizeSubhash @125
Vande Bharatam dance groupspecial prize

Popular Choice Awards:

For the first time, The general public was invited to vote for the best marching contingents and best tableaux in the popular choice category through the ‘MyGov platform’.

  • The online poll was conducted between January 25-31, 2022.

Best states:Best states:

IMHBiodiversity and State Bio-symbols of Maharashtra
IIUPOne District One Product and Kashi Vishwanath Dham
III Jammu & KashmirChanging face of Jammu & Kashmir

Other Winners:

In the popular choice category, the Central Armed Police Force (CRPF) as the best marching contingent, the Indian Air Force (IAF) was selected as the best marching contingent and the tableau of Ministry of Communication/Department of Posts with the theme ‘India Post: 75 years @ Resolve – Women Empowerment’.