Celebrations of a Republic

As Republic Day celebrations culminated with Beating Retreat, the sky was lit up

GN Bureau | January 31, 2022


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The 73rd Republic Day was celebrated amid the ongoing celebrations of the 75th year of Indian independence. The Beating Retreat ceremony was the finale, and the evening of music ended with a light show playing on the backdrop of the Raisina Hill.

Some of the memorable moments from the week:


A mega drone show involving 1,000 drones lit up the sky, during the Beating Retreat ceremony, at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi on January 29, 2022.

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A view of the illuminated Rashtrapati Bhavan, South and North Blocks, during the Beating Retreat.

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Another view of the illuminated Rashtrapati Bhavan, South and North Blocks, during the Beating Retreat ceremony.

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The band performs at the Beating Retreat ceremony.

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A glimpse of the 73rd Republic Day Celebrations, at Rajpath, in New Delhi on January 26, 2022.

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A bird’s eye view of Rajpath, at the 73rd Republic Day Celebrations.

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President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at the 73rd Republic Day Celebrations.

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