NEW DELHI: After inviting a high-powered guest, the NDA Government is leaving no stone unturned, to make this Republic Day parade a memorable one. Barack Obama makes history as the first US President to be the Chief Guest at India’s 66th Republic Day.
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Live Highlights of Republic Day:
Now the tableaux start…Karnataka leads ..
Girls NCC and FCC contingents march past the saluting base.
Boys NCC band along with FCC senior boys contingent march past.
The Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) contingent marches past the saluting base.
The Delhi police band marches on Rajpath
The CISF contingent marches ahead, with RPF band behind them.
Assam rifles contingent march past the saluting base.
The BSF Camel Band marches past the saluting base.
Celebrating their golden jubilee this year, the BSF contingent marches part the saluting base.
Pinaka multi rocket launcher system and Surface to air Akash missile now being displayed at the spectacular Rajpath!
US President Barack Obama seen chewing gum, as he watches the matching contingents.
Modi seen chatting with US President Barack Obama.
For the first time, All-women contingent led by Captain Divya. A
The T-90s tanks rumble past the saluting base.
One of the few.cavalry regiments left in the world marches past the saluting base
Parade Commander Maj.Gen.Subroto Mitra salutes the Commander-in-Chief
The Republic Day parade commences.
Choppers fly at 150 km/h at a height of 60 feet above Rajpath.
Its drizzling heavily at Republic Day parade….undeterred, a section of the audience.
Major Mukund Varadharajan’s wife Indu Rebecca Varghese receives the Ashok Chakra awarded posthumously.
NK Neeraj Kumar Singh awarded the Ashok Chakra award.
Ashok Chakra Awarded posthumously to the martyrs.
Leaders standing in attention, as the national anthem plays.
The national anthem is being played at Rajpath. The National flag is hoisted.
President Pranab Mukherjee arrives at Rajpath, Over 1.25 Lakh people are seated at the parade.
Vice President Hamid Ansari arrives at Rajpath.
US President Barack Obama and his Michelle Obama arrives at Rajpath, presently escorted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi
PM arrives at saluting base on Rajpath, in colourful safa, amidst applause from crowds.
PM Modi pays homage to the martyrs who made the supreme sacrifice for India’s freedom.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s approaches the Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at red fort