The Andhra Pradesh State government has decided to hold the Republic Day celebrations this year also in Vijayawada. The Republic Day celebrations will be held at the Indira Gandhi Municipal Stadium. Andhra Pradesh Chief Secretary I.Y.R. Krishna Rao organised a coordination meeting at the A.P. Secretariat with the Secretaries and HoDs to take stock of arrangements for the Republic Day Celebrations.
The tableaux of various departments will focus on the developmental activities and schemes taken up by the government such as NTR Jalasiri, Panta Sanjeevani and river linkage-Pattiseema. CS instructed to take special care on the school children and students on their participation and who will perform cultural programmes during the celebrations.
The State government had celebrated the first Republic Day, post-bifurcation, in Vijayawada last year.