Guwahati: The tableau featuring Assam tea, the backbone of the state’s economy has been displayed in this year’s Republic Day parade in New Delhi.
The tableau depicted the rich beauty of tea gardens of Assam. On the front side, the tableau, depicted woman plucking tea leaves from a garden. The centre displayed a group of workers plucking tea leaves while a group of young ladies of the Tea tribe community performed Jhumur dance (an Indian folk dance famous among tea-gardener community of Assam).
The tableau towards the rear side depicted a group of one-horned rhinoceros, the state animal of Assam.
The tableaux in the parade was led by the Union Territory of Ladakh, which came into existence in 2019 following the abrogation of article 370, highlighted the ‘Vision’ for Ladakh to be carbon neutral and exemplary for the world.
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