Republic Day parade: India’s military might, culture on display

Updated On Jan 26, 2017 09:47 PM IST
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Infantry Combat Vehicle BMP-2K on display during the 68th Republic Day parade at Rajpath in New Delhi,on Thursday. The nearly 100-minute parade displayed India’s latest weaponry, including missiles and Indian-manufactured radar systems. (Raj K Raj/HT photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jan 26, 2017 09:47 PM IST

Infantry Combat Vehicle BMP-2K on display during the 68th Republic Day parade at Rajpath in New Delhi,on Thursday. The nearly 100-minute parade displayed India’s latest weaponry, including missiles and Indian-manufactured radar systems. (Raj K Raj/HT photo)

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Prime Minister Modi waves at the people at the end of the Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi on Thursday. (Raj K Raj/ HT photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Prime Minister Modi waves at the people at the end of the Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi on Thursday. (Raj K Raj/ HT photo)

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Indian made fighter aircraft Tejas debut at the Republic Day in New Delhi. (Mohd Zakir/HT photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Indian made fighter aircraft Tejas debut at the Republic Day in New Delhi. (Mohd Zakir/HT photo)

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President Pranab Mukherjee (front), Prime Minister Narendra Modi , General Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the crown prince of Abu Dhabi, after Republic Day celebrations at Rajpath. More than 50,000 security personnel were deployed in the capital to prevent any possible attack. (Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jan 26, 2017 09:47 PM IST

President Pranab Mukherjee (front), Prime Minister Narendra Modi , General Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the crown prince of Abu Dhabi, after Republic Day celebrations at Rajpath. More than 50,000 security personnel were deployed in the capital to prevent any possible attack. (Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

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Uttar Pradesh Armed Police personnel take part in the parade. (Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Uttar Pradesh Armed Police personnel take part in the parade. (Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

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NSG commando contingent pass through the saluting base at Rajpath. (Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO) View Photos in a new improved layout
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NSG commando contingent pass through the saluting base at Rajpath. (Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

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India’s top anti-terror force, the NSG Commandoes’ contingent, march past at the Rajpath for the first time. (Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO) View Photos in a new improved layout
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India’s top anti-terror force, the NSG Commandoes’ contingent, march past at the Rajpath for the first time. (Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

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Sukhoi-30 MKI fly by during the Republic Day celebrations at Rajpath in New Delhi. (Raj K Raj/HT photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Sukhoi-30 MKI fly by during the Republic Day celebrations at Rajpath in New Delhi. (Raj K Raj/HT photo)

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Uttar Pradesh Armed Police personnel click a selfie before taking part in the parade. (Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Uttar Pradesh Armed Police personnel click a selfie before taking part in the parade. (Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

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Fighter plane Jaguar fly during the celebrations to mark the 68th Republic Day in New Delhi. (Raj K Raj/HT photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Fighter plane Jaguar fly during the celebrations to mark the 68th Republic Day in New Delhi. (Raj K Raj/HT photo)

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Central Industrial Security Force contingent march past during the parade. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Central Industrial Security Force contingent march past during the parade. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

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Military police showcase their skills on motorbikes. (Raj K Raj/HT photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Military police showcase their skills on motorbikes. (Raj K Raj/HT photo)

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NCC Cadets march past at the Rajpath. (Arvind Yadav/HT photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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NCC Cadets march past at the Rajpath. (Arvind Yadav/HT photo)

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CPWD Tableaux pass through the saluting base during the Republic Day parade. (Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO) View Photos in a new improved layout
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CPWD Tableaux pass through the saluting base during the Republic Day parade. (Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

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Celebrating culture: Tripura Tableaux passes the saluting base during Republic Day parade at Rajpath. (Mohd Zakir/HT photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Celebrating culture: Tripura Tableaux passes the saluting base during Republic Day parade at Rajpath. (Mohd Zakir/HT photo)

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The colourful contingent of Border Security Force men riding regally decked up camels at the Rajpath got a huge round of applaud from the spectators during the Republic Day Parade. (Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO) View Photos in a new improved layout
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The colourful contingent of Border Security Force men riding regally decked up camels at the Rajpath got a huge round of applaud from the spectators during the Republic Day Parade. (Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

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School students from cultural centre of Nagpur perform the Saila Dance. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO) View Photos in a new improved layout
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School students from cultural centre of Nagpur perform the Saila Dance. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

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Council of Scientific and Industrial Research tableaux passes through the saluting base. (Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Council of Scientific and Industrial Research tableaux passes through the saluting base. (Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

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