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Republic Day 2023: Narcotics Bureau to make parade debut with 'Nasha Mukt Bharat' theme | India News

Republic Day 2023: Narcotics Bureau to make parade debut with ‘Nasha Mukt Bharat’ theme | Information

New Delhi: Narcotics Management Bureau (NCB) will showcase a tableau for the primary time throughout the Republic Day parade on January 26 right here, with a common message of claiming no to medication, a senior official stated on Sunday. The NCB tableau will probably be accompanied by a few of its personnel and two members of its canine squad, when it rolls down the Kartavya Path.

The NCB, the nodal company for drug legislation enforcement in India, comes below the Union Ministry of Dwelling Affairs.

“So far as I do know, a tableau from the NCB will probably be showcased for the primary time in a Republic Day parade in Delhi. We’re very excited and proud to be a part of it. Our tableau has the message mounted on prime, ‘Nasha Mukt Bharat’, and a bunch of individuals standing in entrance of it, sporting completely different costumes of India and holding their arms out, with a banner positioned beneath bearing a line – ‘Collectively We Can Do It’,” NCB’s Deputy Director Basic Monika Batra stated.

The group of individuals represented from various cultural backgrounds is to painting that collectively “we will hold our nation secure from the drug menace”, she stated.

The entrance of the NCB float depicts in a fibre set up representing a symbolic gesture of ‘no’ with arms crossed.

“The crossed arms present that we are saying ‘no to medication’. Moreover, the intelligence and expertise that we use to detect medication may also be showcased,” Batra stated.

Among the many canine members of the NCB who will probably be accompanying its tableau are German Shepherds ‘Limbo’ and ‘Jelly’.

“Whereas ‘Limbo’ is four-year-old, ‘Jelly’ is over five-year-old. They’ve helped detect consignment of medication up to now,” stated a handler of ‘Jelly’.

A complete of 23 tableaux — 17 from states and Union territories, and 6 from varied ministries and departments — depicting India’s vibrant cultural heritage, financial and social progress will probably be a part of the ceremonial parade, Defence Ministry officers stated on Sunday.

Among the many Union ministries and central authorities companies, the Ministry of Dwelling Affairs will show two tableaux — one every by the NCB and the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF), whereas one every will probably be exhibited by the Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Ministry of Tradition and the Central Public Works Division that falls below the Ministry of Housing and City Affairs.

A preview of lots of the tableaux, a few of that are nonetheless being constructed or given ending touches, was held on the Rashtriya Rangshala Camp within the metropolis.