Republic Day Tickets 2020
Various options to get tickets for the parade are available. Though, you can obtain passes for the front line from senior officials of government and VIPs in Delhi but you can also buy your tickets otherwise from Sale Counters mentioned below. Each year between 7 January and 25 January at the Government Sales Counter at the below mentioned locations do sell tickets for India’s Republic Day parade.
On January 26, each year in India, Republic Day is celebrated. Even the mention of Day of the Republic brings to our mind the renowned Republic Day Parade and pictures showing our military strength and cultural diversity in Rajpath, in the Delhi Capital. The nation is celebrating its 71st anniversary this year. Here is a complete guide to book your R-Day tickets for the parade on Republic Day 2020.
Information related to Counters for sale of Tickets for Republic Day Parade and Beating Retreat (Full Dress Rehearsal) is as follows:
|Republic Day Parade||Beating Retreat (Full Dress Rehearsal)|
|Rs 500/-||Rs 50/-|
|Rs 100/||Rs 20/-|
Republic Day Tickets are available at following Ticket Sales Counters
1. Jantar Mantar (Main Gate)
2. Pragati Maidan (Gate No. 1)
3. India Gate Hexagon (Near Jamnagar House)
4. Shastri Bhawan (Near Gate No. 3)
5. Red fort (Inside 15th August Park and Opposite Jain Temple)
6. North Block round about
7. Sena Bhawan (Gate No. 2)
8. Parliament House (Reception Office) – Special Counter for Member of Parliament’s.
Timings for Sale of Republic Day Tickets 2020
|7 Jan to 25 Jan 2020||Forenoon – 1000 hrs to 1230 hrs|
|Afternoon – 1400 hrs – 1630 hrs|
|27 Jan to 28 Jan 2020||Forenoon – 1000 hrs to 1230 hrs|
|Afternoon – 1400 hrs – 1500 hrs|
(i)From 23 Jan to 25 Jan 2019, one ticket counter at Sena Bhawan, will remain open till 1900 hrs.
*On 28 Jan 2019, all ticket counters will close by 1500 hrs due to commencement of Beating Retreat (Rehearsal).
* Voter ID card, Aadhaar card or government issued identity card must be presented in order to purchase tickets.
For Republic Day Tickets, there is currently no option for buying it online. We have to physically go to the sales counter and tickets are issued after verifying ID proofs. Also Note, Reserved seats are located closer to the main stage of the event, whereas Unreserved seats are given on First come basis. Make sure that you reach the venue early to get the best seat if you have unreserved tickets.
Chief Guest for Republic Day 2020
Chief guest for Republic Day 2020 is Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. He will also accompany a large business delegation to India on this occasion.
Beating Retreat Ceremony Tickets
Held every year on 29th January, the ceremony marks the end of Vijay Chowk’s four-day festivities. The Chief Guest of the Office is India’s President, which is accompanied by the’ President bodyguards’ in the cavalry unit. The commander of the President bodyguards demands that, when the president arrives, the unit give the national salute, accompanied by the mass band performing the Indian anthem as well as the flagship.
“Beat Retreat” reflects an ancient military tradition, when the soldiers stopped fighting, shackled their weapons, retired and returned at sunset to the camps when the retreat began.
For Beating retreat ceremony tickets are priced at 50 rupees and 20 rupees (full dress rehearsal on the 28th January). Also be noted that every seat in Beating Retreat Ceremony is unreserved.
Location of Republic Day Parade
Republic Day Parade is held every on 26 January at Rajpath,
Address – Central Secretariat, New Delhi.