28 January 2020
Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s tableau depicting Rukuna Rath Yatra of Lingaraj Temple at 71st Republic Day parade in New Delhi bagged the second prize. Information and Public Department Secretary, Sanjay Singh was in National Capital to receive the award on behalf of the State Government.
At an event in Delhi today, Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh gave away the prize to Singh. While the tableau of Assam has bagged the first prize, Uttar Pradesh stood third. Odisha’s tableau included a replica of the Lingaraj temple, Nandi (the bull) and the Rukuna Rath.