S Vishnu Sharmaa, INN/Chennai, @svs037
Marina Beach in Chennai hosts 70th R-Day celebrations . Marina Beach in Chennai was the cynosure of all eyes on January 26 as 70th Republic Day was celebrated with great fervour. Governor of Tamilnadu Banwarilal Purohit hoisted the national tri-colour near the Gandhi Statue.
He reviewed the parade of armed forces, paramilitary personnel, state police personnel and the bands from various schools that enthralled the audience.
The Indian Navy displayed the model of indigenously built nuclear submarine INS Arihant to show case the nuclear capabilities of the Navy and the commitment to the ‘Make in India’ initiative of the Indian government.