As India celebrates Republic Day 2021 with grandiose amidst the COVID pandemic, Times Now speaks to Lieutenant General Vijay Mishra in an exclusive conversation. Lieutenant General Vijay Mishra stated that we are celebrating Swarnim Vijay Varsh this year which marks 50 years of our victory in the 1971 war. A Bangladesh contingent will be participating in the parade today. He further added that there will be an air display by Rafale. ‘It is a great feeling to lead an event of this magnitude which will be watched by the entire nation’, says Lieutenant General Vijay Mishra. He further talks about how preparations begin months before the parade. He also pays respect to the amount of effort that goes in to celebrate Republic Day. Watch the video to know more!