THIRTEEN STATES EIGHT MINISTRIES / DEPARTMENTS TABLEAUX TO PARTICIPATE IN THE REPUBLIC DAY PARADE - 2010

New Delhi
January 22, 2010
This year 21 Tableaux will participate in the forthcoming Republic Day Parade – 2010 where India will showcase its varied cultural diversity, development in Science and Technology, military might and economic strength. This year’s tableaux component comprises 13 States and eight Ministries / Departments. Each tableau depicts its own story to portray themes varying from Industrial Progress to National Heritage and from Traditional Art and Culture to Legendary Personalities.
Sl No.
State / Organisation
Theme of Tableau
Highlights
1.
Rajasthan
Astronomical Observatory
Jantar Mantar, Jaipur

2.
Manipur
Hiyang Tanaba
Traditional boat race of Meiteis tribe

3.
Bihar
Bhagalpur Ki Lok Sanskriti: Resham Udyog
The sleek and lustrous silk made by Bhagalpur weavers

4.
Maharashtra
Dabbawala
Signature Office tiffin suppliers of Mumbai

5.
Karnataka
Pattada Kal
A fine example of temple architecture from a place Pattada Kal, a world heritage site

6.
Meghalaya
Indigenous Bamboo Drip Irrigation System of Meghalaya
Ingenious system of tapping of stream and spring water by using bamboo pipes

7.
Tripura
India’s Pride Melody Maestro – Kumar Sachin Deb Burman
Famous music composer and singer – particularly famous for Bhatiyali or Boat Songs

8.
Jammu & Kashmir
J&K Handicraft
Wood carving, willow-work, carpet weaving etc.

9.
Goa
IFFI in Goa
Permanent venue of the International Film Festival of India

10.
Chhattisgarh
Kotumsar Caves
2500 million years old stalagmite caves

11.
Kerala
Padayani
Festival of central Kerala dedicated to Goddess Kali

12.
Mizoram
Handicrafts of Mizoram
Cane, bamboo and textiles

13.
Uttarakhand
Kumbh Mela, Hardwar
Samudra-manthan or the churning of the divine sea and Har-ki-Pauri

14.
M/o Culture – Sangeet Natak Akademi
Musical Instruments of India
Veena, Shankha, dhumsa, etc

15.
M/o Rural Development
Indira Awaas Yojana
Gujarati style house under construction, besides low cost homes from various parts of the country

16.
M/o Railways
The Glorious Past and Triumph of New Era
From yesteryears’ steam locos and the latest Duronto Express trains

17.
CPWD
Global Warming
Floral tableau

18.
M/o Power – NHPC
Energizing India with Hydropower
Green energy

19.
M/o Agriculture – Department of Agriculture & Coop.
Kisan Ki Unnati Desh Ki Pragati
From traditional ploughing to modern farm implements

20.
M/o Tribal Affairs
Forest Rights Act, 2006
Empowerment of tribal people

21.
M/o Youth Affairs & Sports – Department of Sports
Commonwealth Games – Delhi - 2010
The first ‘Green Games’, with all venues featuring energy efficiency

Nearly 400 artists, fabricators and designers living the special artist village are involved in the making of these tableaux.
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