The impact of Coronavirus epidemic in Bihar is also visible on Republic Day. Members of the cabinet of the state’s Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will not flag off this time. This decision has been taken due to the COVID-19 epidemic. This information has been given in the letter issued by the special secretary of the Government of Bihar. In Patna, the Governor hoists the flag on Republic Day and the Chief Minister is the chief guest.
Special Secretary to the Government, Upendra Nath Pandey said that in view of the infection of global pandemic Kovid-19, following the instruction sent on the occasion of Independence Day of 2020, all the divisional headquarters except Patna on the occasion of Republic Day (26 January 2021) this year In there, flag hoisting will be done by the Divisional Commissioner and all the District Headquarters.
The letter also said to ensure compliance of instructions to prevent infection of Kovid-19 issued by the state government and the central government on Republic Day.