Today, the nation is all set to mark the Beating Retreat Ceremony at Vijay Chowk. As per the reports, every year after the celebration of 26th January, the beating retreat ceremony will be observed on 29th January to end the celebration of the Republic day. The beating retreat ceremony conducted on 29th January at Vijay Chowk witnessed several performances of Republic day. This year foot-tapping music will also be seen in the Beating Retreat ceremony today. In this ceremony bands from the Army, Navy, Air Force, Central Armed Police force and the State Police will also participate.
According to the reports, out of 26 performance around 25 tunes were composed by the Indian musicians which are going to be performed today. The Beating Retreat event will commence with Sare Jahan Se Acha tune. As per the reports, around 18 military bands, 15 drum bands and pipes from regimental centres and the battalions will participate in the Beating Retreat ceremony 2018. And Major Ashok Kumar will be the principal conductor of the event. Whereas, Subedar Major SK Sharma will be the conductor of Army Military bands. Ramesh Chand will be the conductor of a master chief petty officer of Navy and Ashok Kumar Junior warrant officer will be the conductor of Airforce. The constable Bhim Singh will be the conductor of the CAPF bands and the State Police bands.
Beating Retreat Ceremony 2018 which marks the culmination Republic Day celebration to be held today at the historic Vijay Chowk, Delhi. And the central theme of this year Beating Retreat would be the Indian music compositions. It is most amazing and fascinating event, conducted by Indian forces. On this auspicious day, the Delhi Traffic Police has once again closed the nearby areas of Vijay Chowk and Rajpath from 3:30 pm to 9:30 pm to avoid traffic on the roads during the ceremony.