On 26th January 2020, you will be amused to see Rafale fighter jet on Rajpath. The Rafale fighter jet, already been inducted in Indian Air Force will for the first time take part in Republic Day Parade. However, Rafale will not fly this time as it is yet to come to India. However, IAF will showcase mighty fighter aircraft as part of it’s tableu on Rajpath. Besides, IAF has also presented a cut out of Flt Lt Avani Chaturvedi who has become India’s first female fighter pilot. Akash Missile System, LCH and our own LCA Tejas will also be part of the IAF Republic Day Tableu.
Shailesh Kumar is an independent journalist with over 17 years of experience in crime, political and defence reporting for leading media brands including Star News, India TV and NewsX. He is the founder editor of defence and security news portal, National Defence.