In a First, Military Bands to Perform across Nation to Celebrate 74th Independence Day

Indian Army

New Delhi: For the first time, Military Bands will be performing across the country for a fortnight beginning August 1 to celebrate the 74th Independence Day.

The performances are intended as gestures of gratitude and appreciation of the nation towards the Corona warriors who have been steadfastly fighting to stop the spread of the pandemic in the country even at the risk of their lives.

The bands of Army, Navy and Police have performed at Porbandar, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Raipur, Amritsar, Guwahati, Allahabad and Kolkata so far. The Military and Police Bands would perform in the afternoon of August 5 at Vishakhapatnam, Nagpur and Gwalior. On August 7, Military Bands are scheduled to perform in Srinagar and Kolkata. Tri-services Band will be giving three performances in Delhi, one each at Red Fort, at Rajpath and at India Gate on August 8, 9 and 12, respectively.

Military and Police Bands will also perform in Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Shimla and Almora on August 8, in Chennai, Nasirabad, ANC (Andaman & Nicobar Command) Flag Point and Dandi on August 9, Imphal, Bhopal and Jhansi on August 12.

The final performance of the series will be held on August, 13, in Lucknow, Faizabad, Shillong, Madurai and Champaran.

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