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In pictures: Highlights from 70th Republic Day Parade in Delhi

It was a dazzling display of 'Nari Shakti' during the Republic Day parade on Saturday as an all-women contingent of the Assam Rifles created history by marching down the Rajpath

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

Lt Commander Ambika Sudhakarn leads the Indian Navy contingent

Lt Commander Ambika Sudhakarn leads the Indian Navy contingent
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A whopping 3 lakh flowers were used to decorate CPWD's floral tableau, showcasing Mahatma Gandhi's freedom struggle

A whopping 3 lakh flowers including marigolds, jasmines, and roses were used to decorate CPWD's floral tableau, showcasing Mahatma Gandhi's freedom struggle
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The Akash Missile system moves past the saluting dais

The Akash Missile system moves past the saluting dais
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Indian Air Force's planes fly past over the Rajpath

Indian Air Force's planes fly past over the Rajpath
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Photo-Dalip Kumar

 


Dignitaries watch the fly-past from their enclosure during the Parade

Dignitaries watch the fly-past from their enclosure during the 70th Republic Day Parade
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Indian Air Force's three SU- 30 MKIs display Trishul maneuver

Indian Air Force's three SU- 30 MKIs display Trishul maneuver
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The BSF camel contingent and camel mounted band march

The BSF camel contingent and camel mounted band march
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Major Khusboo Kanwar leads the all-women contingent of Assam Rifles, marching past the saluting dais

Major Khusboo Kanwar leads the all-women contingent of Assam Rifles, marching past the saluting dais
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A helicopter shower flowers during the celebrations at Red Road

A helicopter shower flowers during the 70th Republic Day celebrations at Red Road
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Chief Guest South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, PM Narendra and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman react while watching the fly-past

Chief Guest South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, PM Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman react while watching the fly-past
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School children perform during the Parade at Rajpath

School children perform during the 70th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath
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Indian Air Force's three SU- 30 MKIs display Trishul maneuver

Indian Air Force's three SU- 30 MKIs display Trishul maneuver
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33 Dare Devils of Indian Army's Crops of Signals Motor Cycle team display their skills on nine motorcycles

33 Dare Devils of Indian Army's Crops of Signals Motor Cycle team display their skills on nine motorcycles
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14 of Indian Army's Crops of Signals Motor Cycle team display their skills with Signals Colours on three motorcycles

14 of Indian Army's Crops of Signals Motor Cycle team display their skills with Signals Colours on three motorcycles
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Mechanised columns of the Indian Army on display at Rajpath

Mechanised columns of the Indian Army on display at Rajpath
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Tableaus move during the 70th Republic Day Parade

Tableaus move during the 70th Republic Day Parade
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Indian Air Force's two SU- 30 MKIs escort C-17 Globemaster aircraft in Globe Formation

Indian Air Force's two SU- 30 MKIs escort C-17 Globemaster aircraft in Globe Formation
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Tricoloured ballooon are released during the 70th Republic Day celebrations at Rajpath

Tricoloured ballooon are released during the 70th Republic Day celebrations at Rajpath
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Prime Minister Narendra waves at the crowd after attending the 70th Republic Day celebrations

Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves at the crowd after attending the 70th Republic Day celebrations
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Maharastra tableau on display at Rajpath during the 70th Republic Day Parade

Maharastra tableau on display at Rajpath during the 70th Republic Day Parade
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Photo- Dalip Kumar

 


Three ALH Mk IV helicopter fly past the India Gate in 'Rudra' formation

Three ALH Mk IV helicopter fly past the India Gate in 'Rudra' formation
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Army Jawans at Rajpath during the 70th Republic Day Parade

Army Jawans at Rajpath during the 70th Republic Day Parade
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Photo-Dalip Kumar

 


First Published: Sun, January 27 2019. 13:54 IST
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