Thursday, February 7, 2013

2013 Republic Day Parade Floats Shivaji Park Mumbai

One of the highlights of the Republic Day parade are the beautiful tableaux or floats which represent various aspects of the State and country. This year at the 2013 Republic Day parade at the Shivaji Park grounds, there were not only many more floats but they were far more magnificent than even previous years. It was not so much  the size of each float that was an awesome sight, but the extremely painstaking efforts made for even the smallest details.

The floats were colourful, meticulously designed and beautifully showcased with life like props.

100 years of Cinema Float


Maharashtra Vikas Float (development programs in the State)


Electricity & Power Generation Department Float

Note the windmill

National Rural Health Mission Float


Maharasthra Tourism Float
There were dolphins dancing in front, while young men & women on the float were wearing various types of gear to represent the varied water & adventure sports available in Maharashtra. These included rock climbing, para-gliding, scuba diving and water scooters. There were even 2 life guards walking alongside the float.


Department of Agriculture Float (Maharashtra Krishi Vibhag)


Ramai Awas Yojna & Samta Nyay Ekatma Float (Rural Schemes)


Women and Child Development Department


Sarava Siksha Abhiyan Float


Sports Department Float


Environment Float


Aadhaar UID Float


  1. hi, how do we contact with these artist who designed these floats?

  2. Serrah, thanks for visiting my blog. Some of the floats are set up at the site of the parade itself. You could also contact each Department's administrative officials via their websites & make inquiries on the artists who created and designed the floats.

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