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Independence day | dress rehearsals held at Red fort

For the independence day celebration a full dress rehearsal was held at the Red fort on Thursday. The 74th independence days dress rehearsal held early in the morning.

The personnel from Army, Navy and Air force marched across the Mughal-era-structure.

“The reporting time for the security personnel was 3 am. At 7.18 am, the prime minister’s carcade reaches the Red Fort.The rehearsal was successfully concluded around 9 am,” deputy commissioner of police , Monika Bhardwaj said.

For public ahead the Red fort has already been closed for the celebration of Independence day.

The delhi police has put a traffic advisory around the capital so as to ensure the smooth run of dress rehearsal and it will remain same around Red fort for the upcoming celebration.

The event at the Red Fort shall consist of a guard of honour by the armed forces and the Delhi Police to the prime minister, unfurling of the national flag and firing of the 21-gun salute, the prime minister’s address, singing of the national anthem immediately after his speech and release of tricoloured balloons.

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