India Celebrates Republic Day

On January 26th, India held its 67th Republic Day celebration, honoring the day in 1950, when it adopted its current constitution. French President Francois Hollande was among the guests of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited to view the spectacle of the parade held in New Delhi, filled with marching bands, floats, camels, military hardware, and stunt performers.

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India Republic Day
An Indian officer from the Indian Central Reserve Police Force shouts slogans during preparations for the upcoming Republic Day parade, near the Presidential Palace in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016. Indian marks Republic Day on Jan. 26. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

On January 26th, India held its 67th Republic Day celebration, honoring the day in 1950, when it adopted its current constitution. French President Francois Hollande was among the guests of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited to view the spectacle of the parade held in New Delhi, filled with marching bands, floats, camels, military hardware, and stunt performers.

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INDIA-FRANCE-REPUBLIC DAY PARADE
Three Indian Army T-90 “Bishma” tanks participate in India’s Republic Day parade in New Delhi on January 26, 2016. Thousands gathered in New Delhi amid tight security January 26 for India’s annual Republic Day parade, a pomp-filled spectacle of military might featuring camels and daredevil stuntwomen, with French President Francois Hollande the chief guest. AFP PHOTO / Roberto SCHMIDT / AFP / ROBERTO SCHMIDT (Photo credit should read ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)
India Republic Day
People watch Indian soldiers march past at the Republic Day parade in the old parts of New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. French President Francois Hollande Tuesday joined Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other top officials to view an elaborate display of Indian marching bands and military hardware as the guest of honor at India’s Republic Day celebration. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
India Republic Day
Indian security forces march during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. French President Francois Hollande Tuesday joined Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other top officials to view an elaborate display of Indian marching bands and military hardware as the guest of honor at India’s Republic Day celebration. (AP Photo/ Manish Swarup)
India Republic Day
An Indian soldier in charge of multi barrel rocket launchers salutes Indian President as he participates in the Republic Day parade in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. French President Francois Hollande Tuesday joined Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other top officials to view an elaborate display of Indian marching bands and military hardware as the guest of honor at India’s Republic Day celebration. (AP Photo/ Bernat Armangue)
APTOPIX India Republic Day
An Indian worker paints the hand of a huge clay model of a tribal woman on the Indian state of Karnataka’s tableau for Republic Day parade, in New Delhi, India, Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. Security has been tightened around the Indian capital as well as across the country ahead of Republic Day celebrations, held each year on Jan. 26 (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
Members of Indian military band take part in the Republic Day parade in New Delhi
Members of Indian military band take part in the Republic Day parade in New Delhi, India, January 26, 2016. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain – RTX240L6
INDIA-POLITICS-REPUBLIC DAY
Indian military personnel wait to take part in a parade to mark the country’s 67th Republic Day in Agartala on January 26, 2016. Celebrations are underway across India, as the country marks its 67th Republic Day. AFP PHOTO/ ARINDAM DEY / AFP / ARINDAM DEY (Photo credit should read ARINDAM DEY/AFP/Getty Images)
INDIA-FRANCE-REPUBLIC DAY-PARADE
Members of the Indian Army motorcycle team ‘Daredevils’ perform during the Republic Day Parade in New Delhi on January 26, 2016. Thousands gathered in New Delhi amid tight security January 26 for India’s annual Republic Day parade, a pomp-filled spectacle of military might featuring camels and daredevil stuntwomen, with French President Francois Hollande the chief guest. AFP PHOTO / Prakash SINGH / AFP / PRAKASH SINGH (Photo credit should read PRAKASH SINGH/AFP/Getty Images)
INDIA-FRANCE-REPUBLIC DAY PARADE
Members of the Rajput Regiment participate in India’s Republic Day parade in New Delhi on January 26, 2016. Thousands gathered in New Delhi amid tight security January 26 for India’s annual Republic Day parade, a pomp-filled spectacle of military might featuring camels and daredevil stuntwomen, with French President Francois Hollande the chief guest. AFP PHOTO / Roberto SCHMIDT / AFP / ROBERTO SCHMIDT (Photo credit should read ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)
APTOPIX India Republic Day
Indian school children perform a dance to show India’s cultural heritage during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. French President Francois Hollande Tuesday joined Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other top officials to view an elaborate display of Indian marching bands and military hardware as the guest of honor at India’s Republic Day celebration. (AP Photo/ Manish Swarup)
Indian soldiers march during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi
Indian soldiers march during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi, India, January 26, 2016. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi – RTX240N3
TOPSHOT-INDIA-FRANCE-REPUBLIC DAY PARADE
TOPSHOT – The Indian Border Security Force marching contingent ride camels during India’s Republic Day parade in New Delhi on January 26, 2016. Thousands gathered in New Delhi amid tight security January 26 for India’s annual Republic Day parade, a pomp-filled spectacle of military might featuring camels and daredevil stuntwomen, with French President Francois Hollande the chief guest. AFP PHOTO / Roberto SCHMIDT / AFP / ROBERTO SCHMIDT (Photo credit should read ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)
An Indian army soldier performs "Malkhamb" at Gandhinagar
An Indian army soldier performs “Malkhamb” (traditional Indian gymnastics) during an awareness programme to attract youth in joining the armed forces on the eve of India’s Republic Day at Gandhinagar, in the western state of Gujarat, India, January 25, 2016. REUTERS/Amit Dave TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY – RTX23XMJ
INDIA-FRANCE-REPUBLIC DAY-PARADE
Folk dancers from the Goa state tableau perform during the Republic Day Parade in New Delhi on January 26, 2016. Thousands gathered in New Delhi amid tight security January 26 for India’s annual Republic Day parade, a pomp-filled spectacle of military might featuring camels and daredevil stuntwomen, with French President Francois Hollande the chief guest. AFP PHOTO / Prakash SINGH / AFP / PRAKASH SINGH (Photo credit should read PRAKASH SINGH/AFP/Getty Images)
APTOPIX India Republic Day
Indian security forces march during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. French President Francois Hollande Tuesday joined Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other top officials to view an elaborate display of Indian marching bands and military hardware as the guest of honor at India’s Republic Day celebration. (AP Photo/ Bernat Armangue)
India Republic Day
Indian security forces march during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. French President Francois Hollande Tuesday joined Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other top officials to view an elaborate display of Indian marching bands and military hardware as the guest of honor at India’s Republic Day celebration. (AP Photo/ Bernat Armangue)

 

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