Economy | Sat Jan 26, 2013 9:19pm IST

Pictures: India celebrates Republic Day

Soldiers march during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013.
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Soldiers march during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013.
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A woman gets her face painted with the tri-colours of India's national flag near the India Gate during the Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi January 26, 2013.
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A woman waves India's national flag as she rides her mini bike near the India Gate during the Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi January 26, 2013.
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Indian Navy sailors march as they take part in a ceremonial parade during Republic Day celebrations at the southern Naval Command in Kochi January 26, 2013.
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Soldiers march during the Republic Day parade in Hyderabad January 26, 2013.
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School children cheer after performing at a cultural program during the Republic Day celebrations in Chandigarh January 26, 2013.
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A policewoman adjusts her neck scarf during the Republic Day parade in Chandigarh January 26, 2013.
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Policemen perform a stunt on a motorcycle during the Republic Day parade in Jammu January 26, 2013.
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A policeman performs a stunt on his motorcycle during the Republic Day parade in Jammu January 26, 2013.
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Participants hold the Indian national flag during the Republic Day parade in Agartala, capital of Tripura, January 26, 2013.
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Indian Army soldiers perform a daredevil stunt during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013.
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Police women stand at attention during India's Republic Day celebrations in Srinagar January 26, 2013.
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A man argues with a policeman over the queue where people stand to enter the venue to watch the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013.
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People stand in a queue to enter the venue to watch the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013.
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Military Police personnel sit as they wait to take part in the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013.
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Performers in traditional costumes dance during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013.
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The Indian Air Force's Russian-made Sukhoi-30 aircrafts fly past during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013.
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The Indian Air Force's Russian-made Sukhoi-30 aircrafts fly past during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013.
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Soldiers march during the Republic Day parade in Kolkata January 26, 2013.
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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (wearing blue turban) is greeted by officials upon his arrival before the start of the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013.
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A surface-to-surface Agni V missile is displayed during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013.
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The Indian Army's BrahMos missile launchers are driven for display during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013.
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Bhutan's King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and India's President Pranab Mukherjee (C) leave after attending the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 26, 2013. King Wangchuck was the chief guest at India's Republic Day celebrations.
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India celebrated its 64th Republic Day on Saturday. Click on the picture above to see Reuters pictures capturing the celebrations from various parts of the country.

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