Chennai: Republic Day was celebrated in
Tamil Nadu with Governor Surjit Singh Barnala unfurling the
National Flag here and Chief Minister M Karunanidhi presenting
the gallantry awards.
Barnala took salute at the ceremonial march past at
the Marina which was decked up for the occasion.
Karunanidhi distributed Anna Medals for Gallantry,
Kottai Ameer Communal Harmony Award and Gandhi Adigal Police
Various government departments participated in the
pageantry of floats on different official programmes.
Republic Day celebrations were also held at the State
Election Commission (SEC) office and the Southern Railways