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Republic Day Parade: Tripura wins best tableau award

Agartala, Jan 28,2019:The tableau from  Tripura  depicting the egalitarian, inclusive and divisive social and ethic culture linked to the Gandhian principles besides splendid attraction of tourism and heritage at the Republic Day Parade at the Rajpath, Delhi won the first prize. Earlier the state won runners up trophy twice consecutive time in  year 2016 and 2017.

 Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the awards to the winning teams at an event in Delhi today  to team leader Bhaskar Dasgupta, who is assistant director of ICA department.

Tripura is one of the 16 states of the country including Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim of North East took part in the Republic Day Parade on Delhi Rajpath. A 10 – member team of artists of Tripura along with the professional tableaux experts had worked round the clock in Defence Colony  for past two weeks for the mission .

Meanwhile, Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb congratulated the team for bagging the best tableau award.