To celebrate the 71st Republic Day on 26 January, a government school teacher in Amritsar created the Indian National Flag with 71,000 toothpicks. The school teacher, Baljinder Singh while talking to local media said that it took him 40 days to complete the flag.
While speaking to media, Baljinder Singh said that for the longest time he had thought about doing something like this. He wanted to do something that no one has ever done before. Therefore, he came up with this idea and said that he wanted this to be the longest flag. He again reiterated that it took him 40 days to make the Indian flag.
He added that he wanted to present the flag when his school holds Republic Day celebrations at the district level. Baljinder Singh said that it took him 71,000 toothpicks to make the flag.
Punjab: A government school teacher, Baljinder Singh from Amritsar has made a national flag using toothpicks. He says,"I have made the national flag using 71,000 toothpicks to mark the 71st Republic day. It took me 40 days to complete it". pic.twitter.com/MO8eOg5bbw— ANI (@ANI) January 23, 2020
Several parts of Delhi experienced traffic jams, especially central Delhi as there was a full dress rehearsal of the Republic Day parade. Commuters took more time to reach their destinations due to the traffic jams. During the full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day Parade 2020, a Tableau of different states passed through Rajpath. The PIB took to Twitter and posted a GIF of the passing of tableau through the parade. The parade is all set to be held on January 26.
Tableau passes through the #Rajpath during the full dress rehearsal for #RepublicDayParade2020— PIB India (@PIB_India) January 23, 2020
The rehearsal is a precursor to the actual #RepublicDay Parade scheduled to be held on 26th Jan
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