Red Fort Parade Tickets: India will be entering into the 75th year of freedom and will celebrate Independence Day on August 15, 2022. It was on August 15, 1947, when India gained freedom from the British Rule and decided to be an independent democracy.
As India steps into its 75th Independence Day on August 15, the preparations for the celebration are in full swing. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hoist the national flag at Red Fort, followed by his speech and a march past by soldiers and armed forces.
While the President of India will address the country on August 14, 2022, the PM will host the national flag at the Red Fort. This will be followed by singing the national anthem and a 21-cannon salute to pay respect to freedom fighters.
If you want to be the part of the Independence Day 2022 celebrations on August 15 at Red Fort, here’s how you can purchase the tickets.
The Independence Day 2022 Red Fort tickets for parade can be bought from:
IDTC: India Tourism Development Corporation (IDTC) Travel Counters At Ashok & Janpath Hotels (Working Days Only).
DTDC: Delhi Tourism Development Corporation (DTDC) Counters at Coffee Home, Baba Kharag Singh Marg and Food & Craft Bazar, Dilli Haat, Opposite INA Market And Shri Gandhi Aashram, Chandni Chowk (On working days only).
Departmental Sale Counters at
- North Block roundabout,
- South Block roundabout,
- Pragati Maidan (Gate No. 1, Bhairon Road),
- Jantar Mantar (Main Gate),
- Shastri Bhawan (near Gate No. 1),
- India Gate (near Jamnagar House),
- Red Fort (near police picket). (10 a.m. until 5.30 p.m. daily).
- Parliament House Reception Office (11 am to 4 pm, with Saturday/Sunday/Holiday closed).
- Government of India Tourist Office, 88 Janpath. (Closed Sunday).
Interesting Facts on Red Fort
# Lal Qila is full of afternoon stories and its legends make for an interesting cosy chat. There is one which talks about how the prisoners were beheaded and used as a foundation of the building for good luck.
# There lies a hidden ‘baoli’ or stepwell touted to be older than the Red Fort which remains inaccessible to visitors even today.
# It was said that one could fish from the fort back in the day when it was built on the western banks of the Yamuna but then the river changed its course over the years.
# The British destroyed the green belt inside the fortress to build barracks for the colonial army.
Red Fort (Lal Kila) Nearest
Red Fort Address: Netaji Subhash Marg, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, Delhi, 110006, India.
|Nearest Metro Station||Chandni Chowk Metro Station|
|Nearest Railway Station||Old Delhi Railway Station|
|Nearest Bus Stand||Kashmiri Gate Bus Station|
|Nearest Airport||Indira Gandhi International Airport|
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