A military band marches throughthe ceremonial Rajpath boulevard during Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi.
A military band marches throughthe ceremonial Rajpath boulevard during Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi.(AP)

Highlights: R-Day parade ends with Rafale carrying out a ‘Vertical Charlie'

  • Republic Day 2021 Highlights: Rafale fighter jets, which were inducted into the Indian Air Force (IAF) last year, featured in the Republic Day parade and culminated the flypast by carrying out the 'Vertical Charlie' formation.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Susmita Pakrasi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2021 01:00 PM IST

India is celebrating its 72nd Republic Day on Tuesday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the nation in paying tribute to the fallen soldiers by laying a wreath at the National War Memorial in the national capital on the occasion of Republic Day.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Gen Bipin Rawat, Indian Army chief Gen MM Naravane, Navy chief Admiral Karambir Singh and Indian Air Force Chief (IAF) Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria were also present there. The parade was commanded by Parade Commander, Lieutenant General Vijay Kumar Mishra, Ati Vishisth Seva medal, General Officer Commanding Delhi Area. Major General Alok Kacker, Chief of Staff, Delhi Area will be the Parade Second-in-Command.

Rafale fighter jets, which were inducted into the Indian Air Force (IAF) last year, featured in the Republic Day parade and culminated the flypast by carrying out the 'Vertical Charlie' formation.

Earlier in the day, PM Modi wished the nation Happy Republic Day ahead of the parade amid Covid-19 protocols.


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  • JAN 26, 2021 12:46 PM IST

    PM Modi pays tribute to fallen soldiers at National War Memorial

  • JAN 26, 2021 12:07 PM IST

    Chhattisgarh CM unfurls national flag

    Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel unfurled the national flag in Baster today, on Republic Day.

  • JAN 26, 2021 11:48 AM IST

    President Ramnath Kovind, PM Modi being escorted back from saluting dais

    President Ramnath Kovind, PM Modi being escorted back from the saluting dais after the completion of the 72nd Republic Day celebrations.

  • JAN 26, 2021 11:44 AM IST

    Republic Day parade culminates with a single Rafale aircraft flying

    Republic Day parade culminates with a single Rafale aircraft flying at a speed of 900km/hr carrying out a ‘Vertical Charlie’. The aircraft is piloted by Gp Capt Harkirat Singh, Shaurya Chakra, Commanding Officer of 17 Squadron with Sqn Ldr Kislaykant.

  • JAN 26, 2021 11:42 AM IST

    ‘Trinetra’ formation comprising of three Su-30MKIs fly past Rajpath

    The ‘Trinetra’ formation comprising of three Su-30MKIs - the three aircraft split outwards and upwards, forming a ‘Trishul in the Sky’. The formation is led by Gp Capt AK Misra. Commanding Officer of 15 Squadron with Sqn Ldr RC Kulkarni.

  • JAN 26, 2021 11:39 AM IST

    'Eklavya’ formation is next to fly past

    One Rafale with 2 Jaguar Deep penetration strike aircraft and 2 MiG-29 Air Superiority Fighters, in 'Eklavya’ formation are the next to fly past, at a height of 300m & speed of 780 Km/h.

    The formation is led by Gp Capt Rohit Kataria, Flight Commander of 17 Squadron.

  • JAN 26, 2021 11:34 AM IST

    'Rudra’ formation comprising a Dakota aircraft flanked by 2 Mi-17 IV helicopters

    'Rudra’ formation comprising a Dakota aircraft flanked by 2 Mi-17 IV helicopters.

    Dakotas were instrumental in airlifting troops into Kashmir Valley to repel invaders from across border in 1947. They played a significant role in Tangail airdrop leading to Bangladesh's libeartion

  • JAN 26, 2021 11:31 AM IST

    Nepal PM expresses his best wishes for continued peace, progress and prosperity of people of India

    Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli has expressed his best wishes for continued peace, progress and prosperity of the people of India. PM admired India's spectacular progress in various fields of science, technology, medicine & economic development: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Nepal

  • JAN 26, 2021 11:24 AM IST

    102 students performed at Milkar Badhein Aao Manzil Ki Aur, Laaein Fit India Ka Daur

    After Tamil Nadu folk dance, 102 students of Govt Girls Senior Secondary School, Yamuna Vihar performed at Milkar Badhein Aao Manzil Ki Aur, Laaein Fit India Ka Daur.

  • JAN 26, 2021 11:14 AM IST

    Tableau of Department of Biotechnology depicts process of Covid-19 vaccine development

    With the theme of 'Aatma-Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan: COVID' the tableau of the Department of Biotechnology depicts the process of Covid-19 vaccine development through various processes.

  • JAN 26, 2021 11:01 AM IST

    Tableau of Uttar Pradesh displays Ram Mandir

    Designed after the theme 'Ayodhya: Cultural Heritage of Uttar Pradesh', the tableau of Uttar Pradesh also displays Ram Mandir.

    The forepart of the middle tableau shows Deepotsava of Ayodhya, in which millions of earthen lamps are lit.

  • JAN 26, 2021 10:57 AM IST

    Tableau of Punjab showcases glory of Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur

    Tableau of Punjab showcases the glory of 9th Sikh Guru, Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur. The tableau has the theme '400th Birth Anniversary of Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur'.

    The end of the trailer shows Gurdwara Sri Rakab Ganj Sahib, the site of cremation of Guru Tegh Bahadur.

  • JAN 26, 2021 10:52 AM IST

    Uttarakhand tableau shows Lord Shiva's vehicle Nandi, travelers and devotees

    Uttarakhand tableau shows Lord Shiva's vehicle Nandi, travelers and devotees. The front part depicts state animal Musk Deer, state Bird Monal and State flower Brahmakamal.

  • JAN 26, 2021 10:51 AM IST

    Replica of Sun Temple at Modhera displayed on Gujarat tableau

    A replica of the Sun Temple at Modhera displayed on the Gujarat tableau.

    The tableau depicts the Sabhamandap, part of the Sun Temple. Its 52 pillars denote 52 weeks of a solar year.

  • JAN 26, 2021 10:45 AM IST

    Tableau of Ladakh shows its culture, communal harmony

    The first tableau is that of UT-Ladakh which shows its culture and communal harmony.

  • JAN 26, 2021 10:42 AM IST

    NCC Girls Marching Contingent led by Senior Under Officer Samruddhi Harshal Sant

    NCC Girls Marching Contingent consisting of 100 Senior Wing Cadets is led by Senior Under Officer Samruddhi Harshal Sant of NCC Directorate, Maharashtra.

  • JAN 26, 2021 10:41 AM IST

    NSG Commandoes march down Rajpath

    A contingent of the National Security Guard (NSG) also known as the Black Cat Commandoes march down Rajpath. The Force was raised in 1984

  • JAN 26, 2021 10:38 AM IST

    DRDO contingent this year consists of two Tableaus

    DRDO contingent this year consists of two Tableaus: Light Combat Aircraft-Navy - Take off from INS Vikramaditya and Anti-Tank Guided Missiles.

  • JAN 26, 2021 10:36 AM IST

    Band Master SI Bodh Raj is leading bandsmen playing 'Hum Hai Seema Suraksha Bal'

    Camel Contingent of the Border Security Force (BSF)--Band Master SI Bodh Raj is leading the bandsmen playing 'Hum Hai Seema Suraksha Bal'.

  • JAN 26, 2021 10:34 AM IST

    Flight lieutenant Bhawana Kanth becomes first woman fighter pilot to take part in IAF's tableau

    Flight Lt Bhawna Kanth, one of the first three female fighter pilots of the country, is part of the Indian Air Force tableau at the Republic Day parade.

  • JAN 26, 2021 10:33 AM IST

    CRPF band playing tune of 'Desh Ke Hum Hain Rakshak'

    Central Reserve Police Force Band Inspector Shamsher Lal is leading the CRPF band. It is playing the tune 'Desh Ke Hum Hain Rakshak'.

  • JAN 26, 2021 10:28 AM IST

    Captain Preeti Choudhary leads upgraded Schilka Weapon system

    Captain Preeti Choudhary of 140 Air Defence Regiment (Self Propelled) leads upgraded Schilka Weapon system. She is the only woman contingent commander from Army at Republic Day parade 2021.

  • JAN 26, 2021 10:27 AM IST

    Air Force Band is playing tune of Sound Barrier Quick March

    Air Force Band is playing the tune --Sound Barrier Quick March. The band consists of 3 Drum Majors and 72 musicians.

  • JAN 26, 2021 10:27 AM IST

    Swarnim Vijay Varsh tableau shows Indian Navy's attack on Karachi harbour

    Swarnim Vijay Varsh, the tableau on the tractor shows the Indian Navy's attack on Karachi harbour. Indian Navy's tableau with the theme of ‘Swarnim Vijay Varsh’ being displayed at Republic Day parade.

  • JAN 26, 2021 10:26 AM IST

    Indian Navy Song tune ‘Jai Bharti’ being played

    Naval Brass Band led by Sumesh Rajan, Master Chief Petty Officer (Musician), playing the Indian Navy Song tune ‘Jai Bharti’ marches down Rajpath.

  • JAN 26, 2021 10:22 AM IST

    Jammu and Kashmir Rifles Regiment contingent is led by Major Harish Thakur

    Jammu and Kashmir Rifles Regiment contingent is led by Major Harish Thakur of first Battalion Jammu and Kashmir Rifles.

  • JAN 26, 2021 10:18 AM IST

    Marching Contingent and Band of Bangladesh Army participate in Republic Day parade

    Marching Contingent and Band of Bangladesh Army participate in Republic Day parade. The contingent is being led by Lt Col Abu Mohammed Shahnoor Shawan.

    The 122-member strong contingent is participating in the parade for the first time.

  • JAN 26, 2021 10:17 AM IST

    Schilka Weapon System is led by Captain Preeti Choudhary

    Schilka Weapon System is led by Captain Preeti Choudhary of 140 Air Defence Regiment. The weapon system is equipped with modern radar and digital fire control computers.

  • JAN 26, 2021 10:14 AM IST

    The 8611 Missile Regiment is led by Captain Quamrul Zaman

    The Mobile Autonomous Launcher of the Brahmos Missile system is led by Captain Quamrul Zaman.

    This missile has been developed as a joint venture between India and Russia. It has a maximum range of 400 km.

  • JAN 26, 2021 10:13 AM IST

    T-90 Bhishma is being commanded by Captain Karanveer Singh

    The main battle tank of the Indian Army, T- 90 Bhishma, which is commanded by Captain Karanveer Singh Bhangu of 54 Armoured Regiment goes past the saluting dais.

  • JAN 26, 2021 10:12 AM IST

    Winners of the Param Vir Chakra and the Ashok Chakra parade down Rajpath

    Winners of the Param Vir Chakra and the Ashok Chakra parade down Rajpath.

    Param Vir Chakra is awarded for acts of bravery and self-sacrifice in the face of the enemy.

    Ashok Chakra awarded for similar acts of valour&self-sacrifice but, other than,in the face of the enemy

  • JAN 26, 2021 10:10 AM IST

    The Tricolour unfurled at Rajpath

    The Tricolour unfurled at Rajpath in the presence of President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other dignitaries.

  • JAN 26, 2021 10:09 AM IST

    Lieutenant General Vijay Kumar Mishra, leads this year's Republic Day parade

    Lieutenant General Vijay Kumar Mishra, leads this year's Republic Day parade, as the Parade Commander.

  • JAN 26, 2021 10:05 AM IST

    21 Gun Salute presented followed by unfurling of national flag

    21 Gun Salute presented by Ceremonial Battery of 223 Field Regiment following the unfurling of the national flag. Commanding Officer of 155HU, Wg Cdr Nikhil Mehrotra with Sqn Ldr Saniket are leading the flypast and trooping the National Flag.

    The 21 Gun Salute is also presented during Independence Day and visits of foreign Heads of State.

  • JAN 26, 2021 09:59 AM IST

    Uttarakhand CM unfurled the national flag today

    Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat unfurled the national flag today

  • JAN 26, 2021 09:56 AM IST

    Karnataka Governor unfurls the Tricolour

    Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala unfurls the national flag on Republic Day.

  • JAN 26, 2021 09:51 AM IST

    President arrives at Rajpath escorted by 46 bodyguards

    President Ram Nath Kovind arrives at Rajpath escorted by 46 bodyguards.

  • JAN 26, 2021 09:50 AM IST

    PM Modi is wearing a special 'Paghdi' from Jamnagar

    Prime Minister Modi is wearing a special 'Paghdi' from Jamnagar, today. The first such 'Paghdi' was gifted to the PM by the royal family of Jamnagar, Gujarat.

  • JAN 26, 2021 09:48 AM IST

    PM Modi signs ceremonial book at National War Memorial

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi signs the ceremonial book at the National War Memorial at the India Gate.

    Defence Minister, Chief of Defence Staff, Chief of Army Staff and Chief of Navy Staff also present.

  • JAN 26, 2021 09:42 AM IST

    Rajnath Singh unfurled the Tricolour at his residence

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh unfurled the Tricolour at his residence, on Republic Day

  • JAN 26, 2021 09:41 AM IST

    Guard Commander gives Salami Shastra

    Guard Commander gives Salami Shastra followed by Shlok Shastra. After the buglers sound the Last Post, a two-minute silence is being observed.

  • JAN 26, 2021 09:38 AM IST

    PM Modi pays tributes to martyrs

    PM Modi pays tributes to martyrs by laying a wreath at National War Memorial at India Gate.

  • JAN 26, 2021 09:24 AM IST

    Union Minister Prakash Javadekar unfurls the national flag

    Union Minister Prakash Javadekar unfurls the national flag at his residence, on Republic Day.

  • JAN 26, 2021 09:16 AM IST

    Madhya Pradesh CM unfurls the tricolour at SAF Ground in Rewa

    Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan unfurls the tricolour at SAF Ground in Rewa,

  • JAN 26, 2021 09:11 AM IST

    Mobile internet services temporarily suspended across Kashmir

    Mobile internet services have been temporarily suspended across Kashmir valley as a security measure, in view of Republic Day celebrations.

  • JAN 26, 2021 09:07 AM IST

    Bihar CM Nitish Kumar unfurls Tricolour at his residence

    Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar unfurls the national flag at his residence on Republic Day.

  • JAN 26, 2021 09:06 AM IST

    Om Birla unfurls Tricolour at his residence

    Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla unfurls the Tricolour at his residence, on Republic Day.

  • JAN 26, 2021 09:05 AM IST

    Spectators at Delhi's Rajpath seated following strict social distancing protocols

    Spectators at Delhi's Rajpath seated following strict social distancing protocols due to Covid-19.

  • JAN 26, 2021 08:54 AM IST

    Warm greetings to every Indian on Republic Day: Mamata Banerjee

    West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee tweets,"‘Justice, Liberty, Equality, Fraternity’

    We must forever strive to protect, preserve & follow all the ideals of the Constitution.

    Warm greetings to every Indian on Republic Day!

    Today’s parade in Kolkata has been dedicated to Deshnayak Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose."

  • JAN 26, 2021 08:46 AM IST

    Rahul Gandhi wishes country on Republic Day

    Congress chief Rahul Gandhi greeted nation on Republic Day.

  • JAN 26, 2021 08:42 AM IST

    Amit Shah wishes nation on Republic Day

    Home Minister Amit Shah has extended greetings on the 72nd Republic Day. Amit Shah said, "Republic Day' is a symbol of India's multicolored diversity and rich cultural heritage."

  • JAN 26, 2021 08:40 AM IST

    Google celebrates 72nd Republic Day with Doodle showcasing India's diversity

    On the occasion on India's 72nd Republic Day, search engine Goggle is celebrating the country's unity in diversity and the tryst of tradition with development in its doodle, which has been illustrated by Onkar Fondekar, a Mumbai-based artist.

  • JAN 26, 2021 08:36 AM IST

    Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal unfurls national flag

    Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal unfurls the national flag on Republic Day; Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also present

  • JAN 26, 2021 08:30 AM IST

    BJP president JP Nadda unfurls national flag at party HQ

    Bharatiya Janata Party president JP Nadda unfurls the national flag at party headquarters on Republic Day.

  • JAN 26, 2021 08:27 AM IST

    Security heightened at Delhi's Connaught Place

    Security heightened at Delhi's Connaught Place and Mother Teresa Crescent Marg on Republic Day.

  • JAN 26, 2021 08:24 AM IST

    ITBP jawans march with national flag in Ladakh

    Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) jawans marching with the national flag on a frozen water body in Ladakh on Republic Day.

  • JAN 26, 2021 08:22 AM IST

    Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit lays wreath at War Memorial

    Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit lays wreath at the War Memorial at Rajaji Salai, in Chennai, on Republic Day.

  • JAN 26, 2021 07:56 AM IST

    Tricolour unfurled at RSS office in Ahmedabad

    The Tricolour unfurled at the RSS office in Ahmedabad. Organisation's Chief Mohan Bhagwat also present.

  • JAN 26, 2021 07:55 AM IST

    Delhi CM Kejriwal greets nation on occasion of Republic Day

    Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal greeted corona warriors, sanitation workers, soldiers and farmers on the occasion of Republic Day.

    He also greeted the nation.

  • JAN 26, 2021 07:45 AM IST

    Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot unfurls Tricolour in Jaipur

    Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot unfurls the Tricolour at CM residence in Jaipur.

  • JAN 26, 2021 07:36 AM IST

    Temporary wall erected to seal Karnal bypass

    A temporary wall has been erected to seal Karnal bypass to stop the entry of vehicles into the national capital

  • JAN 26, 2021 07:34 AM IST

    Security tightened across national capital on Republic Day

    Security has been tightened across the national capital on the occasion of Republic Day .

  • JAN 26, 2021 07:31 AM IST

    Preparations in final stage for Republic Day parade at Rajpath

    Preparations in the final stage for the Republic Day parade at Rajpath; seating arrangement made keeping social distancing in mind.

  • JAN 26, 2021 07:29 AM IST

    Shivalinga' at Chandreshwar Mahadev temple in Rishikesh decorated in colours off Tricolour

    'Shivalinga' at Chandreshwar Mahadev temple in Rishikesh has been decorated in the colours of the Tricolour.

  • JAN 26, 2021 07:01 AM IST

    PM Modi greets nation on 72nd Republic Day

    PM Modi tweets, "Wishing all the people of India a Happy #RepublicDay. Jai Hind!"

  • JAN 26, 2021 07:00 AM IST

    India to celebrate its 72nd Republic Day

    India will celebrate its 72nd Republic Day on Tuesday with military might and cultural diversity on display.

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