The cold waves continued to prevail North India. Kanpur was covered with thick layer of fog and the visibility was extremely low. In Punjab's Amritsar, icy winds hit normal lives. Locals were seen using bonfire to keep themselves warm in the harsh winters. Similar situation was witnessed in Noida as cold waves gripped the city. According to IMD, zero visibility was reported over Delhi, Lucknow and Amritsar due to variable and calm lower-level winds today. Similar fog conditions are likely in the morning of Jan 17 as well and visibility is likely to improve from Jan 18.
Dense fog enveloped Patna city of Bihar on January 15. It led to low visibility at various locations. Speaking to ANI, a local said, "From last 3-4 days, the cold wave has gripped the city causing problems in carrying out day-to-day activities." Similar situation of fog was observed in UP's Lucknow today. Thick blanket of fog also engulfed Punjab's Ludhiana. Locals were seen keeping themselves warm near the bonfire amid chilly winter season.
Several posters and banners of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati were seen at various locations in UP's Lucknow. Posters and banners were put on the occasion of her 65th birthday. It was put up by her party members and supporters.
Dress rehearsal for parade was underway ahead of the Army Day celebrations. The rehearsal was underway at Army Parade ground in Delhi on Wednesday, January 13. The Army jawans were seen marching as part of their rehearsal. Wives of three martyrs received awards during the full dress rehearsal of the Army Day Parade. The martyred jawans had lost their lives in Galwan Valley clash in Ladakh. The Army Day is celebrated across the country on January 15 every year. On this day in 1949, General KM Cariappa became the first Indian to take charge of Indian Army.
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Ahead of the Army Day celebrations, the dress rehearsal for parade is underway at Army Parade ground in Delhi on January 13. The officials were seen marching as part of their rehearsal. Three wives of Army men, who lost their lives in Galwan Valley clash in Ladakh received awards during the full dress rehearsal of Army Day Parade. The Army Day is celebrated on January 15 every year. On this day in 1949, General KM Cariappa became the first Indian to take charge of the Indian Army.