Beating the retreat

Updated On Jan 30, 2014 12:35 AM IST
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North Block and South Block buildings are illuminated during the 'Beating the Retreat' ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi on Wednesday. The ceremony symbolises retreat after a day on the battlefield, and marks the end of the Republic Day celebrations. Ajay Aggarwal/HT Photo
Updated on Jan 30, 2014 12:35 AM IST

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

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The Rashrtrapati Bhavan is illuminated during the 'Beating the Retreat' ceremony at Vijay Chowk 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
Updated on Jan 30, 2014 12:35 AM IST

The Rashrtrapati Bhavan is illuminated during the 'Beating the Retreat' ceremony at Vijay Chowk 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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The Raisina Hill is 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. Virendra Singh Gosain/HT Photo
Updated on Jan 30, 2014 12:35 AM IST

The Raisina Hill is 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. Virendra Singh Gosain/HT Photo

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Horse-mounted presidential bodyguards stand at attention during the 'Beating the Retreat' ceremony in New Delhi. The ceremony symbolises retreat after a day on the battlefield, and marks the official end of the Indian Republic Day celebrations. Virendra Singh Gosain/HT Photo
Updated on Jan 30, 2014 12:35 AM IST

Horse-mounted presidential bodyguards stand at attention during the 'Beating the Retreat' ceremony in New Delhi. The ceremony symbolises retreat after a day on the battlefield, and marks the official end of the Indian Republic Day celebrations. Virendra Singh Gosain/HT Photo

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The illuminated Raisina Hill, which houses the presidential palace, after the 'Beating the Retreat' ceremony in New Delhi. The ceremony marks the end of Republic Day celebrations. Virendra Singh Gosain/HT Photo
Updated on Jan 30, 2014 12:35 AM IST

The illuminated Raisina Hill, which houses the presidential palace, after the 'Beating the Retreat' ceremony in New Delhi. The ceremony marks the end of Republic Day celebrations. Virendra Singh Gosain/HT Photo

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Bandsmen perform at the 'Beating the Retreat' ceremony in New Delhi on Wednesday. The ceremony marks the end of Republic Day celebrations. Ajay Aggarwal/HT Photo
Updated on Jan 30, 2014 12:35 AM IST

Bandsmen perform at the 'Beating the Retreat' ceremony in New Delhi on Wednesday. The ceremony marks the end of Republic Day celebrations. Ajay Aggarwal/HT Photo

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Marching bands from the Indian Army, Navy and Air Force march during the 'Beating the Retreat' ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi. The ceremony is a culmination of Republic Day celebrations. Virendra Singh Gosain/HT Photo
Updated on Jan 30, 2014 12:35 AM IST

Marching bands from the Indian Army, Navy and Air Force march during the 'Beating the Retreat' ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi. The ceremony is a culmination of Republic Day celebrations. Virendra Singh Gosain/HT Photo

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President Pranab Mukherjee waves as he arrives in a ceremonial buggy for the 'Beating the Retreat' ceremony in New Delhi on Wednesday. The ceremony marks the official end of the Republic Day celebrations. Ajay Aggarwal/HT Photo
Updated on Jan 30, 2014 12:35 AM IST

President Pranab Mukherjee waves as he arrives in a ceremonial buggy for the 'Beating the Retreat' ceremony in New Delhi on Wednesday. The ceremony marks the official end of the Republic Day celebrations. Ajay Aggarwal/HT Photo

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President Pranab Mukherjee waves as he arrives in a ceremonial buggy for the 'Beating the Retreat' ceremony in New Delhi on Wednesday. The ceremony marks the official end of the Republic Day celebrations. Ajay Aggarwal/HT Photo
Updated on Jan 30, 2014 12:35 AM IST

President Pranab Mukherjee waves as he arrives in a ceremonial buggy for the 'Beating the Retreat' ceremony in New Delhi on Wednesday. The ceremony marks the official end of the Republic Day celebrations. Ajay Aggarwal/HT Photo

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Mounted Border Security Force personnel stand guard on their camels as marching bands from the Indian Army, Navy and Air Force march during the 'Beating the Retreat' ceremony in New Delhi on Wednesday. The ceremony is a culmination of Republic Day celebrations. Virendra Singh Gosain/HT Photo
Updated on Jan 30, 2014 12:35 AM IST

Mounted Border Security Force personnel stand guard on their camels as marching bands from the Indian Army, Navy and Air Force march during the 'Beating the Retreat' ceremony in New Delhi on Wednesday. The ceremony is a culmination of Republic Day celebrations. Virendra Singh Gosain/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
Updated on Jan 30, 2014 12:35 AM 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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