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Republic Day celebrated in Rajasthan

Jaipur: Rajasthan celebrated the Republic Day Sunday with enthusiasm. Governor Margaret Alva unfurled the tricolour here and witnessed a parade and colourful cultural shows.ALSO VIEW: View 65th Republic Day parade on Rajpath, DelhiAlva took the
IANS January 26, 2014 14:48 IST
IANS
Jaipur: Rajasthan celebrated the Republic Day Sunday with enthusiasm. Governor Margaret Alva unfurled the tricolour here and witnessed a parade and colourful cultural shows.

ALSO VIEW: View 65th Republic Day parade on Rajpath, Delhi

Alva took the salute and inspected a guard of honour from marching contingents of the security forces amid cheers and applause from thousands of spectators.

Personnel from the Rajasthan Armed Constabulary, police, Home Guards and the National Cadet Corps as well as school students took part in the parade.

Later, the students and artists performed folk dances and sang patriotic songs.

Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, some of her cabinet colleagues and senior officials were present on the occasion.

The governor honoured government officers, employees and police personnel for distinguished and meritorious services.

Earlier, on the eve of the Republic Day, Raje appealed to people to help make Rajasthan a progressive and prosperous state.