The 73rd Republic Day was celebrated at The Ridge in Shimla today. Governor Rajender Vishvanath Arlekar hoisted the tri-colour on the occasion. The tableaus of various departments of the government were displayed including Tourism, Handloom and Handicraft, Industries etc.
Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur and senior officers of the government were also present on the occasion. The contingents of various departments including Police, army, homegaurds, NCC and NSS displayed march past. The cultural troops also presented colourful presentations that displayed culture of the state on the occasion.