Republic Day celebrated in Uttar Pradesh

Last Updated: Sat, Jan 26, 2013 08:00 hrs

Lucknow, Jan 26 (IANS) The Republic Day was celebrated across Uttar Pradesh Saturday with traditional fervour.

The main parade, led by an army contingent, was received with applause here as residents braved the early morning chill to make it to the Vidhan Sabha Marg to catch a glimpse of the colourful show.

Governor B.L. Joshi took the salute at the parade. Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav was present.

Other than the police and military, students from different schools also participated in the parade.

Across the state, the day was celebrated at district headquarters.

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