The Gujarat tableau showcased the tribal freedom movement of the state at the Republic Day Parade. It depicted 100 years ago how Bhil tribes from Paal and Dad villages of Sahvav of Sabarkantha district gathered under the leadership of Moti lal Tejawat who worked for the upliftment of the community.

On March 7, 1922, Tejawat of tribals to protest dressed thousands of tribals against the land posed by the British, ne system im the British. Symbols of Goan heritage were showcased by Goa on the Rajpath. In the front portion of the tableau, Ford Aguada was depicted. The fort with a historical legacy of 450 years was built by the Portuguese in 1612 to face possible Dutch invasion, During the Goan liberation struggle, it served as the Central Jail where freedom fighters were imprisoned.

In the centre was the Martyrs’ Memorial of Panaji, which is a symbol of selfless sacrifice made by the freedom fighters for the liberation of Goa. Haryana showcased achievements in the field of sports on the theme ‘Number one in sports. The front depicted the Conch of Lord Krishna and the wrestlers in the arena took up the centre.

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The rear showed participants and winners in the national and international sports competitions, including the Olympics. Megh The Meghalaya tableau showcased 50 years of Statehood and it’s tribute to women-led cooperative societies and Self-Help Self-Help Groups (SHGS) to the state’s economy. The tableau from the North Eastern state depicted bamboo bamboo and cane handicrafts, and Lakadong turmeric which are a testimony to the relentless efforts of the women-led cooperative societies and SHGs.

The front showed a woman showered with a bamboo basket, and several bamboo and cane products of Meghalaya. A total of 21 tableaux, 12 of various states and Union Territories, and nine of different Ministries were showcased at the Republic Day parade this year.

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