Officers invited to R-Day parade will have to compulsorily attend the function: GovtJanuary 26, 2021 09:03
Officers invited to the Republic Day parade will have to compulsorily attend the function, failing which will lead to a serious view against those who are absent, the government has communicated to all ministries.
In a communication to all secretary rank officers of the central government, Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba has said that due to the pandemic, the seating capacity at the official function at Rajpath has been decreased to just 25 per cent of the original capacity.
In his letter, Gauba said the Republic Day ceremony at Rajpath is an important national function held every year on January 26 and considering the importance of the ceremony, it is expected that all the officers, who are invited, attend the event.
In view of social distancing requirements imposed due to COVID-19, the seating capacity this year has been decreased to 25 per cent of the original capacity. It is all the more important, therefore, that the officers who are invited attend the ceremony as part of their duty.