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69th R-Day Marked With a Grand Parade and ASEAN Leaders as Guest

Leaders of 10 ASEAN nations are the chief guests for this year’s Republic Day parade.

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 Breaking away from tradition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a long walk on the Rajpath to greet the spectators after the Republic Day Parade today.
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The National Capital braved a foggy winter morning to celebrate the 69th Republic Day with pomp and splendour. While dignitaries from 10 ASEAN countries witnessed the military might and cultural tableaus on display at the grand parade in New Delhi, flag-hoisting ceremonies and parades were held across the country.

Snapshot
  • Dignitaries from Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia among a record 10 chief guests at the Republic Day parade
  • Corporal Jyoti Prakash Nirala posthumously awarded Ashok Chakra ahead of parade
  • All women motorcycle team of BSF “Seema Bhawani” performed at the parade
  • 18 children given bravery awards of which three were posthumous
12:04 PM , 26 Jan

IAF Takes to Skies for Stunning Finale

69th R-Day Marked With a Grand Parade and ASEAN Leaders as Guest
(Photo: Twitter @DDNational)
69th R-Day Marked With a Grand Parade and ASEAN Leaders as Guest
(Photo: Twitter @DDNational)
69th R-Day Marked With a Grand Parade and ASEAN Leaders as Guest
(Photo: Twitter @DDNational)
69th R-Day Marked With a Grand Parade and ASEAN Leaders as Guest
(Photo: Twitter @DDNational)
11:46 AM , 26 Jan

18 Children Given Bravery Award

This year, 18 children were conferred with the bravery award, of which three were posthumous honours.

11:46 AM , 26 Jan

All Women Motorcycle Squad

The BSF motor cycle women team 'Seema Bhawani' led by sub inspector Stanzin Naryang performed at the Republic Day parade.

69th R-Day Marked With a Grand Parade and ASEAN Leaders as Guest
(Photo: ANI)
69th R-Day Marked With a Grand Parade and ASEAN Leaders as Guest
(Photo: ANI)
69th R-Day Marked With a Grand Parade and ASEAN Leaders as Guest
(Photo: Twitter @DDNational)
11:19 AM , 26 Jan

Maharashtra Tableau Commemorates Shivaji's Coronation

69th R-Day Marked With a Grand Parade and ASEAN Leaders as Guest
(Photo: ANI)

Published: 25 Jan 2018, 11:44 AM IST