Beating the retreat

Updated: Jan 30, 2014 00:01 IST

North Block and South Block buildings and the presidential palace are illuminated during the 'Beating the Retreat' ceremony in New Delhi on Wednesday. The ceremony symbolises retreat after a day on the battlefield, and marks the official end of the Republic Day celebrations. Ajay Aggarwal/HT Photo
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North Block and South Block buildings and the presidential palace are illuminated during the 'Beating the Retreat' ceremony in New Delhi on Wednesday. The ceremony symbolises retreat after a day on the battlefield, and marks the official end of the Republic Day celebrations. Ajay Aggarwal/HT Photo

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