Not the Chief Guest in the Republic Day Parade for the first time in five decades, know when and how it happened first

It has been determined that no international head of state goes to attend the Republic Day parade as the Chief Guest this time. Foreign Ministry spokesman Anurag Shrivastava introduced this on Thursday. He stated that this resolution has been taken in view of the state of affairs of the international Kovid-19 epidemic. This is the first time in the final five a long time that no Head of State is coming to see the parade of 26 January. However, there have been three such events earlier than.

India had this yr invited British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to affix as the chief visitor on Republic Day. Boris had additionally accepted the invitation and was eagerly awaiting the Indian tour. however
Meanwhile, because of the new pressure of Corona virus in Britain, the an infection began spreading quickly and the nation as soon as once more got here underneath strict lockdown. In such a state of affairs, Boris determined to not depart the nation in this tough time and he expressed his incapability to affix the parade.

Earlier in 1966, no international visitor turned the chief visitor at the Republic Day Parade. Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri died on 11 January that yr and Indira Gandhi turned the new Prime Minister on 24 November, simply two days earlier than Republic Day. Earlier in 1952 and 1953, there was no international chief visitor in the parade.

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