Republic Day 2023 to witness debut march of women riders on BSF Camel Contingent

Jan 25, 2023

New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): First-ever women riders will be participating in this year's Republic Day parade on Kartavya Path as part of the Camel Contingent of the Border Security Force (BSF). Marching atop the camels, the 12 women camel riders belonging to Gujarat, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh will be donning specially designed regal ceremonial uniforms which represent the many treasured craft forms of India. They will march from Vijay Chowk to the Red Fort through the traditional route of Kartavya Path during the Republic Day Parade on January 26. The women Camel Contingent will be among the 16 marching contingents from the armed forces, Central Para Military Forces, Delhi Police, National Cadet Corps, NSS along with 19 military pipes and drums bands in the Republic Day parade this year, which will also witness 27 tableaux of various States, Departments and armed forces.