The Indian military bands will perform for a fortnight before Independence Day across the country. This will happen for the first time. The performances are intended as gestures of gratitude and appreciation of the nation for the Covid-19 warriors who have been steadfastly fighting to stop the spread of the virus at the risk of their lives.
The bands of the Army, Navy and Police have performed at Porbandar, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Raipur, Amritsar, Guwahati, Allahabad and Kolkata so far. The Military and Police Bands will perform in the afternoon today at Visakhapatnam, Nagpur and Gwalior. On 7th August, military bands are scheduled to perform in Srinagar and Kolkata. Tri-services band will be putting up three performances in Delhi, one each at Red Fort, Rajpath and India Gate on 8th, 9th and 12th August respectively.
Military and Police Bands will also perform in Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Shimla and Almora on 8th August; in Chennai, Nasirabad, ANC (Andaman& Nicobar Command) Flag Point and Dandi on 9th August, and in Imphal, Bhopal and Jhansi on 12th August. The final performance of the series will be held on 13th August in Lucknow, Faizabad, Shilong, Madurai and Champaran.