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Beating the Retreat 2014

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The Defence Ministry (L) and Home Ministry buildings are illuminated during the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 29, 2014. The ceremony symbolises retreat after a day on the battlefield, and marks the official end of the Indian Republic Day celebrations. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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A mother directs her daughter to pose for a photo at the venue for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 29, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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Bands of the military stand to attention during the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 29, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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The President's Bodyguards, mounted on their horses, take part in the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 29, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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An Indian Air Force officer marches past President Pranab Mukherjee (seated) and his body guard (2nd R) during the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 29, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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The ceremonial buggy of President Pranab Mukherjee is driven away after dropping the president at the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 29, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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Bands of the military sound the retreat during the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 29, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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President Pranab Mukherjee waves as he arrives in a ceremonial buggy for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 29, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (wearing blue turban) gestures upon his arrival at the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 29, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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The President's Bodyguards, mounted on their horses, take part in the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 29, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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President Pranab Mukherjee arrives in a ceremonial buggy for the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 29, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh gestures upon his arrival at the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony in New Delhi January 29, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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