GUWAHATI: The Tripura tableau, themed on bamboo craft, won the second prize for the Republic Day parade. In Tripura, bamboo plays a significant role in the lives of the locals, culture and festivals.
The tableau was inspired by PM Modi’s vision for Aatma Nirbhar Bharat depicting the message of ‘Vocal for Local’;
On Thursday, union sports minister Kiren Rijiju handed over the award to the Tripura team in New Delhi.
Taking to Twitter, chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb congratulated all people of Tripura and wrote: “Delighted to know that the magnificent tableaux of our beloved #Tripura that took part in the #RepublicDay parade has won the second prize. Heartiest wishes to 37 lakh people of the state on this occasion. Congratulations to all stakeholders who contributed to this achievement Tripura tableau .
The tableau of Uttar Pradesh won the first prize whereas the tableau of Uttarakhand won the third prize.