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In pics: The 64th Republic Day parade

January 26, 2013, 12:50 pm
  • In pics: The 64th Republic Day parade
  • The colourful parade on India's 64th Republic Day displayed the nation's might and its diverse cultural heritage.
  • In pics: The 64th Republic Day parade
  • The parade assured the nation about its military prowess.
  • In pics: The 64th Republic Day parade
  • Different Indian states came up with diverse concepts to showcase their respective cultures.
  • In pics: The 64th Republic Day parade
  • Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, the king of Bhutan, was the chief guest of this year's Republic Day.
  • In pics: The 64th Republic Day parade
  • PM Manmohan Singh must have been feeling proud on the country's achievements since independence.
  • In pics: The 64th Republic Day parade
  • The fighter planes flying over Delhi is directly attached to the nation's pride in more than one way.
  • In pics: The 64th Republic Day parade
  • India's cultural diversity was displayed through 19 tableaux - 14 from states and five from ministries.
  • In pics: The 64th Republic Day parade
  • This year, the number of tableaux has been reduced to 19 from 2012's 23.
  • In pics: The 64th Republic Day parade
  • All the spectacle began when President Pranab Mukherjee unfurled the national flag and took the customary gun salute.
  • In pics: The 64th Republic Day parade
  • Such events are also an attempt to remind the countrymen about their glorious past and struggles to emerge as a republic.
  • In pics: The 64th Republic Day parade
  • We wish you a very happy republic day. We hope to achieve new heights as a nation this year.
  • In pics: The 64th Republic Day parade
  • In pics: The 64th Republic Day parade
  • In pics: The 64th Republic Day parade
  • In pics: The 64th Republic Day parade
  • In pics: The 64th Republic Day parade
  • In pics: The 64th Republic Day parade
  • In pics: The 64th Republic Day parade
  • In pics: The 64th Republic Day parade
  • In pics: The 64th Republic Day parade
  • In pics: The 64th Republic Day parade
  • In pics: The 64th Republic Day parade