Republic Day 2023: How and where to buy tickets for the parade and Beating the Retreat ceremony
Republic Day 2023: The ministry of defence has set up an online portal www.aamantran.mod.gov.in for the people to buy tickets for the Republic Day parade.
Come this Thursday, India will be celebrating its 74th Republic Day with great enthusiasm. President Draupadi Murmu will unfurl the national flag on the recently unveiled Kartavaya Path, formerly known as Rajpath, where a grand parade will be held.
Every year, millions across the country witness the rich tradition, cultural heritage, and spectacle of the nation's progress and achievements on their television sets. This year too, the public can experience the splendour of these events on Kartavaya Path.
Republic Day Parade rehearsal, the parade, beating the retreat ceremony are some of the events. The website will display the different kinds and numbers of tickets that are currently offered, along with prices.
Though there is no entry fee for the Beating the Retreat ceremony, one can buy tickets for the January 26 parade online. The price of tickets is ₹20, 100, and 500 depending on the type of event a person will attend.
The ministry of defence has set up an online portal www.aamantran.mod.gov.in for the Republic Day parade.
One has to create an account to buy the ticket. The tickets can be booked between 10am and 12:30pm and 2pm and 4:30pm till January 24.
After registering on the portal, the person will be redirected to the login page where he has to login via his registered mobile number. A verification code will be prompted on the mobile number and after entering the OTP, he/she will be directed to the events page.
The person will select the desired event from the list that he/she wants to attend. After entering all the required details of attendees, the person will upload a valid identification proof of the attendees. After the payment, the person will get the tickets on his registered mobile number and email-id.
A person can book a maximum of 10 tickets with one registered mobile number. Each ticket will have a QR code that will be scanned at the parade location by security officials.
People can also buy the Republic Day parade offline from Sena Bhawan Gate No 2, Shashtri Bhawan Gate No 3, Main Gate Jantar Mantar, and Gate No 1 Pragati Maidan.