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Republic Day commemorates India's adoption of a
democratic constitution 61 years ago. India
gained freedom from British colonial rule in
1947. In New Delhi, Indonesian President Susilo
Bambang Yudhoyono was the chief guest at a parade
by thousands of Indian soldiers displaying the
country's growing military might. The parade
also showcased the country's cultural heritage
with thousands of young people dancing in the
streets.
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Indian police march down Rajpath during the
Republic Day parade in New Delhi on January 26,
2011. India celebrated its 62nd Republic Day
under heavy security, with tensions running high
in Kashmir over efforts by Hindu nationalists to
hold a rally in the troubled region's state
capital. AFP/ Getty Images / Raveendran
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Indian paramilitary soldiers march in the
Republic Day parade in the backdrop of the
Presidential Palace in New Delhi, India,
Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011. AP / Gurinder Osan
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 Indian army soldiers of Sikh Light Infantry
Regiment march during the Republic Day parade in
New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011. AP /
Manish Swarup
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An Indian navy contingent marches in the Republic
Day parade in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Jan.
26, 2011. AP / Gurinder Osan
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Indian schoolchildren perform a Rajasthan folk
dance at the Republic Day parade in New Delhi,
India, Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011. AP / Gurinder
Osan
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Indian school children perform a Punjabi folk
dance Bhangra at the Republic Day parade in New
Delhi, India, Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011. AP /
Gurinder Osan
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Indian soldiers march during the Republic Day
parade in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Jan. 26,
2011. AP / Manish Swarup
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A Delhi Police contingent marches in the Republic
Day parade in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Jan.
26, 2011. AP / Gurinder Osan
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An Indian army contingent of the Punjab Regiment
marches in the Republic Day parade in New Delhi,
India, Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011. AP / Gurinder
Osan
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A camel-mounted Border Security contingent
marches past spectators at the Republic Day
parade in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Jan. 26,
2011. AP / Manish Swarup
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An Indian army contingent of the Punjab Regiment
marches in the Republic Day parade in New Delhi,
India, Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011. AP / Gurinder
Osan
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An Indian navy contingent marches in the Republic
Day parade in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Jan.
26, 2011. AP / Gurinder Osan
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An Indian army contingent of the Sikh Light
Infantry Regiment marches in the Republic Day
parade in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Jan. 26,
2011. AP / Gurinder Osan
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An Indian paramilitary contingent marches in the
Republic Day parade in New Delhi, India,
Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011. AP / Gurinder Osan
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Indian soldiers march during the Republic Day
parade in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Jan. 26,
2011. AP / Manish Swarup
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An Indian army soldier salutes beside a Pinaka
multiple rocket launcher at the Republic Day
parade in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Jan. 26,
2011. AP / Gurinder Osan
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An Indian army contingent marches during the
Republic Day parade in New Delhi, India,
Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011. AP / Gurinder Osan
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An Indian paramilitary contingent marches during
the Republic Day celebrations in Bangalore,
India, Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011. AP / Aijaz Rahi
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Jammu And Kashmir Armed Police officers (JKAP)
participate in a Republic Day parade held at
Bakshi Stadium in Srinagar on January 26, 2011.
AFP/ Getty Images / TAUSEEF MUSTAFA
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A Jammu And Kashmir Armed Police (JKAP)
servicemen participate in a Republic Day parade
held at Bakshi Stadium in Srinagar on January 26,
2011. AFP/ Getty Images / Tauseef Mustafa
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A Kashmiri performer looks on during a Republic
Day parade held at Bakshi Stadium in Srinagar on
January 26, 2011. AFP/ Getty Images / Tauseef
Mustafa
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Indian schoolchildren participate in a cultural
dance program during a Republic Day parade in
Bangalore on January 26, 2011. AFP/ Getty Images
/ Dibyangshu Sarkar
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 Indian schoolchildren dressed as tigers wait to
perform during a Republic Day parade in Bangalore
on January 26, 2011. AFP/ Getty Images /
Dibyangshu Sarkar
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A cutout depicting India in the colours of its
national flag is seen during a Republic Day
parade in Bangalore on January 26, 2011. AFP/
Getty Images / Dibyangshu Sarkar
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An Indian army's Assam regiment soldier commands
his troop during the Republic Day parade in
Calcutta, India, Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011. AP /
Bikas Das
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An Indian serviceman salutes during a ceremonial
parade at Secunderabad, the twin city of
Hyderabad, on January 26, 2011. AFP/ Getty Images
/ Noah Seelam
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Indian school children wave Indian national flags
during a Republic Day parade in Bangalore on
January 26, 2011. AFP/ Getty Images / Dibyangshu
Sarkar
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A Jammu and Kashmir state policeman performs a
motorcycle stunt during Republic Day celebrations
in Jammu, India, Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011. AP /
Channi Anand 
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Indian Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers
perform motorcycle stunts during the Republic Day
parade in New Delhi on January 26, 2011. AFP/
Getty Images / Raveedran
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Indian schoolchildren perform during the Republic
Day parade in New Delhi on January 26, 2011. AFP/
Getty Images / Raveedran
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A float representing the Indian state of Bihar
rolls past the reviewing stand during the
Republic Day parade in New Delhi on January 26,
2011. AFP/ Getty Images / Raveedran
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A float representing the Indian state of Kerala
appears in the Republic Day parade in New Delhi
on January 26, 2011. AFP/ Getty Images / Raveedran
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Indian paramilitary soldiers march down Rajpath
during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi on
January 26, 2011. AFP/ Getty Images / Raveedran
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Indian paramilitary soldiers march down Rajpath
during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi on
January 26, 2011. AFP/ Getty Images / Raveedran
36
Indian soldiers march down Rajpath during the
Republic Day parade in New Delhi on January 26,
2011. AFP/ Getty Images / Raveedran
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Indian soldiers march down Rajpath during the
Republic Day parade in New Delhi on January 26,
2011. AFP/ Getty Images / Raveedran
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Raveendran / AFP - Getty Images Indian soldiers
march down Rajpath during the Republic Day parade
in New Delhi, Jan. 26. India celebrated its 62nd
Republic Day under heavy security, with tensions
running high in Kashmir over efforts by Hindu
nationalists to hold a rally in the troubled
region's state capital. Security was especially
tight in New Delhi where large sections of the
capital were sealed off for the annual parade of
military hardware.
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Ajay Verma / Reuters Dancers perform during the
Republic Day celebrations in the northern Indian
city of Chandigarh Jan. 26, 2011. India
celebrated its 62nd Republic Day on Wednesday.
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Raminder Pal Singh / EPA Indian students wave
tri-colored strips, representing the colors of
the Indian national flag as they perform during
India's Republic Day celebrations in the northern
Indian city of Amritsar, Jan. 26.
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Noah Seelam / AFP - Getty Images Indian army
sodiers participate in the final full dress
rehearsal for the Republic Day in Secunderabad,
the twin city of Hyderabad, Jan. 24. India will
celebrate its 62nd Republic Day on January 26,
2011.
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he Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh laid wreath
at Amar Jawan Jyoti, India Gate on the occasion
of the 62nd Republic Day Parade-2011, in New
Delhi. Looking on are the three service chiefs.
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(From L-R) India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh,
Vice President Hamid Ansari, Indonesian President
Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, India's President
Pratibha Patil, Patil's husband Devisingh
Shekhawat, Yudhoyono's wife Kristiani Yudhoyono
and Singh's wife Gursharan Kaur watch the
Republic Day parade through a bulletproof
enclosure in New Delhi January 26, 2011.
Yudhoyono is on a four-day state visit to India
and was the chief guest at India's 62nd Republic
Day celebrations on Wednesday.
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A birds eye view of Rajpath, during the 62nd
Republic Day Parade-2011, in New Delhi.
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The Air Force marching contingent passes through
the Rajpath
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India's Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) march
during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi
January 26, 2011. India celebrates its 62nd
Republic Day on Wednesday.
47
Indian Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers ride
their camels during the Republic Day parade in
New Delhi January 26, 2011. India celebrated its
62nd Republic Day on Wednesday.
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The tableau of Central Public Works Department
passes through the Rajpath during the 62nd
Republic Day Parade-2011, in New Delhi on January
26, 2011.
The tableau of Ministry of Railways passes
through the Rajpath during the 62nd Republic Day
Parade-2011, in New Delhi on January 26, 2011.
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The Dare Devil stunts of motorcycle riders,
during the 62nd Republic Day Parade-2011, in New
Delhi
The tableau of Council of Scientific Industrial
Research (CSIR), Ministry of Science Technology
passes through the Rajpath during the 62nd
Republic Day Parade-2011, in New Delhi on January
26, 2011.
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Mahesh Kumar A / AP Indian band members are
reflected on a musical instrument during a
rehearsal for the Republic Day in Hyderabad,
India, Jan. 24.
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Manish Swarup / AP Indian paramilitary soldiers
perform neck exercises before the start of
Republic Day parade rehearsals in New Delhi,
India, Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011.
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Manish Swarup / AP Indian Army soldiers gather
during Republic Day parade rehearsals in New
Delhi, India, Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011.
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Alexander Klein / AFP - Getty Images An Indian
Navy brass band marches down Rajpath during a
Republic Day Parade rehearsal in New Delhi on
January 20, 2011.
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