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Republic Day 2020: India displays cultural diversity and military might

India's 71st Republic Day" DRDO Anti-Satellite (A-SAT) Weapon System was on display at Rajpath in the parade

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BS Web Team  | New Delhi 


India displayed its military prowess and cultural diversity during the parade at Rajpath in New Delhi on Sunday. Flypast by India Air Force fighter jets, and the newly acquired Apache helicopters enthralled the audience during 71st parade at Rajpath in New Delhi today.

Daredevil acts displayed by all-woman bikers contigent of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) made its debut at the parade and garnered huge applause from thousands of people seated on both sides of the Rajpath.

Earlier, President Ram Nath Kovind  unfurled the Tricolour, which was followed by the Anthem and 21-gun salute at Rajpath. This year, Brazil President Jair Messias Bolsonaro was the Chief Guest for Republic Day celebrations.


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First Published: Sun, January 26 2020. 07:38 IST