Wearing his traditional kurta pajama and jacket, Narendra Modi paid homage to the fallen soldiers at the newly-built National War Memorial on the Republic Day for the first time instead of the Amar Jawan Jyoti beneath the India Gate arch.
Twenty personnel from Army and Air Headquarters have been awarded Mention-in-Despatches' by President Ram Nath Kovind.
While Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in a Range Rover SUV, President Kovind arrived in a Mercedes-Benz limousine.
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Facial recognition system and drones are part of the measures taken by the Delhi Police for the occasion and 10,000 security personnel have been deployed to maintain vigil, officials said.
Indian soldiers take part in the rehearsal for the Republic Day 2020 parade, on a cold, winter morning at Rajpath in New Delhi. Take a look at the pictures...
In a message on the eve of Republic Day, Gandhi said every citizen should imbibe the duty to protect the Constitution and strengthen the unity of the country.
His remarks come in the backdrop of protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), although the President made no reference to them.
Brazilian President Jair Messias Bolsonaro will be the chief guest at the 90-minute celebrations marking the anniversary of the day when India was declared a republic in 1950.
The awardees include senior CISF Commandant Vishnu Swarup, Commandant HK Brahma and Assistant Commandant Abdus Salam.
Colonel Abhishek Rawat urged upon the youth to follow the principles of unity in diversity, brotherhood and communal harmony.
Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro has been invited as the chief guest for the 71st Republic Day.
Regiments of Army, Navy, Air Force, police and paramilitary forces march along the Rajpath while India’s defence prowess is on display with latest missiles, aircraft, and weapon systems.
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