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Ticket sales begin for Republic Day Parade

New Delhi, Jan. 9 (ANI): In order to facilitate the general public to witness the Republic Day Parade at Rajpath and Beating Retreat Ceremony at Vijay Chowk, the sale of tickets has commenced.

The price of tickets for the Republic Day Parade on January 26 will be Rs. 300/- and Rs 150/- for reserved seats and Rs. 50/- and Rs. 10/- for unreserved seats.

The tickets for the Beating Retreat Ceremony (Full Dress Rehearsal) on January 28 will be in the category of Rs.50/- and Rs.20/- respectively and will not have reserved seats.

The non-department sale counters have been set up for this purpose at ITDC travel counters at Ashok and Janpath Hotels, DTDC counters at coffee home, Baba Kharag Singh Marg and food and craft bazar, Dilli Haat, opposite INA market and Shri Gandhi Ashram, Chandni Chowk. Tickets at these counters will be available only on working days.

Tickets will also be available at nine departmental sale counters on all days between 10 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. (without lunch break).

These counters are located at North Block round about, South Block round about, Pragati Maidan (Gate No. 1, Bhairon Road), Jantar Mantar (main gate), Shastri Bhawan (near Gate No. 1), India Gate (near Jamnagar House), Red Fort (near police picket) Government of India Tourist Office, 88, Janpath (Sunday closed) and Parliament House (reception office). The tickets at Parliament House Reception will be available from January 19 to January 28 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The sale counters at Jantar Mantar, South Block round about, Shashtri Bhawan (near Gate No. 1) and India Gate will function from 1000 hrs to 1930 hrs from January 23 to January 25. (ANI)