Nation Celebrates 67 Republic Day


Updates: President’s bodyguards mark end of the pared.

Precision at tremendous speeds is on display; aerobatics with professional skills.


The ‘Globe’ formation comprising one C-17 Globemaster flanked by two Su-30s.

Audiences await the Air Force flypast.

The Army Daredevils perform truly daring stunts on motorcycles. Corps of Signals’ Pyramid formation represents the unity & diversity of India.


Children’s pageantry at Rajpath. 500 school kids across Delhi perform.

The Swachh Bharat Mission tableau on  display.

West Bengal Tableau on Display with the theme of Baul.

Rajasthan tableau on display. Women perform Rajasthani dance, grandeur depicted through Hawa Mahal of Jaipur.

Jammu and Kashmir tableau based on ‘Mera Gaon, Mera Jahaan’.

Sikkim’s tableau depicts prayers wheels and the rich cultural heritage of the state.

States tableau on display at Rajpath. Gujarat’s tableau depicts the wide variety of Gir forest.

The parade of Tableaux begins at Rajpath starting with Goa.

Delhi Police contingent march at Rajpath.

AssamRegiment is marching now! Motto of the Regiment is Assam Vikram meaning Unique Valour and the war cry is ‘Rhino Charge’

Indian Coast Guard contingent match followed by CRPF contingent.

The camel-mounted contingents walk down Rajpath.


Indian Air Force personnel march in a 12×12 formation. The IAF tableau displays the humanitarian work undertaken by the force in instances of natural disasters.


Naval marching contingent parades at Rajpath. The tableau of the Indian Navy displaying INS Vikrant followed the marching contingent.


Army dog squad marches down Rajpath after a gap of 26 years.


127-year-old Garhwal Rifles, which participated in both the wars, march ahead at Rajpath.

Smerch launcher vehicles on the ground and the ALH Dhruv and its combat cousin the Rudra on the air.

The Integrated Communication Electronic Warfare System led by Archana Sing.


Akash Weapon System of 27 Air Defence Regiment led by Major Neha Singh.

Tank T-90 Bhishm, Indian Army’s main battle tanks, displayed at Rajpath. It can fire four types of ammunition.


French Army contingent, led by a military band, march at Rajpath. French army contingent is the first foreign one to march down Rajpath on Republic Day.


The winners of India’s military honours.

Lt Gen Rajesh Leads the Parade.

Led by the Parade Commander, the Republic Day parade has started.

President Mukherjee presents gallantry awards.

PM Modi, Pressident Hollande and President Mukherjee stand for national anthem.

French President François Hollande arives at Rajpath.

President Mukherjee arrives at Rajpath.

PM Modi greets guests.

The imposing convoy of cars.

PM Modi’s cavalcade moves towards Rajpath.

PM Modi pays homage to martyrs at Amar Jawan Jyoti.


New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi today extended his greetings to the people on the occasion of Republic Day and paid tributes to the framers of the Constitution,  especially B R Ambedkar.

The Prime Minister took to twitter to greet the nation.

“Republic Day greetings to all my fellow Indians…tributes to all great personalities who framed our Constitution.

“I salute Dr Ambedkar for his efforts as Chairman of (Constitution) Drafting Committee,” he said in on twitter.

Francois Hollande, the President of France, is the Chief Guest at the Republic Day parade this year.