As India celebrates its 74th Republic Day on Thursday, 26 January, a total of twenty three tableaux will participate in the annual parade which is taking place at New Delhi's Kartavya Path, previously known as Rajpath.
Around 65,000 people are attending the parade. President Droupadi Murmu unfurled the national flag, followed by a 21-gun salute. Watch the event live here.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi is attending the Republic Day celebrations as the chief guest.
Republic Day is celebrated every year on 26 January, to mark the adoption of the Indian Constitution, which originally came into effect on 26 January 1950
Last year, no foreign dignitary was present at the parade
Out of the 23 tableaux, 17 are from states and union territories and six from various ministries and departments
PM Modi Greets Crowd
Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets crowd as the Republic Day Parade ends.
Prez Murmu & Egyptian Prez Leave Kartavya Path
As the parade concludes, President Droupadi Murmu and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, leave Kartavya Path.
Air Force Fly-Past Begins
Audience applauds as aircraft fly past. However, dense fog makes visibility a problem.