Sharod Utsav, Bengal's biggest festival which is observed as victory of good over evil and one that symbolises woman power, will be the theme of the state's tableau for the Republic Day parade.
According to a state government communique, Sharod Utsav is an annual festival observed in the state and by Bengal diasporas all over the world that
celebrates and worships goddess Durga.
A total of 23 tableaux would be on display at the ceremonial parade on January 26, with 17 of them belonging to various states and Union Territories.
Besides Bengal, Goa, Odisha, Delhi, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Gujarat, Lakshadweep, Karnataka, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Jammu and Kashmir and Assam.