Knowing the traffic restrictions will help you enjoy Beating Retreat 2023: Classical Ragas and a Mega Drone Show today

Knowing the traffic restrictions will help you enjoy Beating Retreat 2023: Classical Ragas and a Mega Drone Show today

On Sunday, during the Beating Retreat ritual, which officially ends Republic Day festivities, there will be music inspired by Indian classical music as well as a breathtaking drone display. Prior to the event at Vijay Chowk, the Delhi Police has also issued a traffic advice on a number of roads.

On Friday, India celebrated its 74th Republic Day. The Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, President Droupadi Murmu, will attend the Beating Retreat event.

Rajnath Singh, the defense minister, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will both be present.

Major Drone Show

Today, 3,500 domestic drones will perform the "largest drone display" in the nation above Raisina Hill. The defence ministry said in a statement that "the majestic drone display would light up the twilight sky above the Raisina Hill, weaving numerous shapes of national figures, and events via seamless synchronization."

It would "depict the success of the start-up ecosystem, the technical skill of the nation's young, and set the way for future trailblazing trends," according to the statement.

During the gala occasion, a 3-D anamorphic projection will be shown for the first time on the North Block and South Block facades, the Defence said.

This year's Beating the Retreat ritual will include music based on Indian traditional ragas, the ministry noted. The Army, Navy, Air Force, State Police, and Central Armed Police Force music bands will perform as many as 29 mesmerizing and foot-tapping Indian songs during the occasion (CAPF).

Examine the traffic limitations and other routes.

According to authorities on Saturday, the Delhi Police has set up sophisticated traffic plans for the Beating Retreat event that would take place at Vijay Chowk here.

The alert said that there would be limitations on traffic from 2 pm to 9.30 pm on Sunday and that Vijay Chowk will stay closed to traffic.

Traffic on Rafi Marg will be restricted between Sunehri Masjid roundabout and Krishi Bhawan roundabout, as well as beyond Dara Shikoh roundabout, Krishna Menon Marg roundabout, and Sunehri Masjid in the direction of Vijay Chowk. According to the alert, there will be a restriction on traffic on Kartavyapath between Vijay Chowk and "C" hexagon.

Songs based on classical Indian ragas

The massed band's "Agniveer" melody will open the celebration, and then the pipes and drums band will perform captivating melodies including "Almora," "Kedar Nath," "Sangam Dur," "Queen of Satpura," "Bhagirathi," and "Konkan Sundari," according to a statement from the defense ministry.

Contrarily, the Indian Air Force's band will play "Aprajey Arjun," "Charkha," "Vayu Shakti," and "Swadeshi," while the Indian Navy's band will perform the mesmerizing "Ekla Cholo Re," "Hum Taiyyar Hai," and "Jai Bharati."

It was announced that "Shankhnaad," "Sher-e-Jawan," "Bhupal," "Agranee Bharat," "Young India," "Kadam Kadam Badhaye Ja," "Drummers Call," and "Ae Mere Watan Ke Logon" will be performed by the Indian Army band.

The ever-popular song "Sare Jahan se Accha" will mark the conclusion of the event.

Flt Lt Leimapokpam Rupachandra Singh will be the ceremony's main conductor. Sub Maj Diggar Singh will be in charge of the Army Band, while M Anthoni Raj and Warrant Officer Ashok Kumar will be in charge of the Naval and Air Force bands, respectively. According to the statement, Assistant Sub-Inspector Prem Singh would lead the State Police and CAPF bands.

Under the direction of Naib Subedar Santosh Kumar Pandey, the buglers will perform, while Subedar Major Baswaraj Vagge will direct the pipes and drums ensemble.

The advice encouraged commuters to use alternative routes like as Ring Road, Ridge Road, Aurobindo Marg, Madarsa "T" Point, Lodhi Road, Sunramanian Bharti Marg, Safdarjung Road, Kamal Ataturk Marg, Rani Jhansi Road, Minto Road, etc.

To accommodate the cars of invitees and onlookers and to prevent traffic congestion on roads near the ceremony's locations and India Gate, the buses will be diverted from their regular routes on Sunday from 2 pm to 9.30 pm.

It has been suggested to commuters to take the metro as much as possible while traveling in the area of New Delhi. The advise said that parking will be allowed for anyone arriving to watch the lighting at Vijay Chowk after 8 p.m. behind water channels between Rafi Marg and "C" Hexagon.

The drivers are asked to obey traffic laws, adhere to traffic officials' instructions, and remain informed by checking the traffic police's Facebook website, Twitter account, and hotline.