‘Beating Retreat’ Ceremony Regales Audience


Bhubaneswar: The ‘Beating Retreat’ Ceremony to mark the end of this year’s Republic Day was observed by state police at the Odisha Special Armed Police (OSAP) 7th Battalion parade ground here on Tuesday.

Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik, along with Commissioner of Police, Bhubaneswar-Cuttack Y.B Khurania and Director General of Police K. B Singh witnessed the ceremony as OSAP teams hailing from different battalions of the state dressed in ceremonial outfits presented colourful brass bands and pipe and drums show.

The hoisted flag on the Republic Day was retreated at sunset with full respect by police personnel.

Besides, tribal dance, Sambalpuri and Odissi dance were also staged at the ground.


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