Marching contingents during 69th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi on Friday. 

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Marching contingents during 69th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi on Friday. (Source: PTI)
Crowd of spectators during 69th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi on Friday.

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Crowd of spectators during 69th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi on Friday. (Source: PTI)
Chief guests and heads of states of Governments of ASEAN nations leave after attending the 69th Republic Day function at Rajpath in New Delhi on Friday.

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Chief guests and heads of states of Governments of ASEAN nations leave after attending the 69th Republic Day function at Rajpath in New Delhi on Friday. (Source: PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves at the crowd during the 69th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi, on Friday.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves at the crowd during the 69th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi, on Friday. (Source: PTI)
Indian Air Force's fighter planes Su-30MKI fly-past in tri-dent formation during the 69th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi on Friday.

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Indian Air Force's fighter planes Su-30MKI fly-past in tri-dent formation during the 69th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi on Friday. (Source: PTI)
IAF's Jaguar planes fly-past during 69th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi on Friday

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IAF's Jaguar planes fly-past during 69th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi on Friday (Source: PTI)
Three ALH Mk IV WSI helicopters fly-past during 69th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi on Friday. PTI Photo by Manvender Vashist

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Three ALH Mk IV WSI helicopters fly-past during 69th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi on Friday. PTI Photo by Manvender Vashist (Source: PTI)
An all-women team of BSF performs on motorcycles during the 69th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi, on Friday.

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An all-women team of BSF performs on motorcycles during the 69th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi, on Friday. (Source: PTI)
BSF's all-women team 'Seema Bhawani' performs on motorcycles during 69th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi on Friday.

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BSF's all-women team 'Seema Bhawani' performs on motorcycles during 69th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi on Friday. (Source: PTI)
BSF's all-women team 'Seema Bhawani' performs on motorcycles during 69th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi on Friday.

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BSF's all-women team 'Seema Bhawani' performs on motorcycles during 69th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi on Friday. (Source: PTI)
BSF's all-women team 'Seema Bhawani' performs on motorcycles during 69th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi on Friday.

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BSF's all-women team 'Seema Bhawani' performs on motorcycles during 69th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi on Friday. (Source: PTI)
Recipients of 'National Bravery Awards 2017' wave at the crowd during the 69th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi on Friday.

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Recipients of 'National Bravery Awards 2017' wave at the crowd during the 69th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi on Friday. (Source: PTI)
A tableau of Chhattisgarh state on display at Rajpath during the 69th Republic Day Parade, in New Delhi on Friday.

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A tableau of Chhattisgarh state on display at Rajpath during the 69th Republic Day Parade, in New Delhi on Friday. (Source: PTI)
A tableau of Tripura state on display at Rajpath during the 69th Republic Day Parade, in New Delhi on Friday.

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A tableau of Tripura state on display at Rajpath during the 69th Republic Day Parade, in New Delhi on Friday. (Source: PTI)
A tableau of Tripura state on display at Rajpath during the 69th Republic Day Parade, in New Delhi on Friday.

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A tableau of Tripura state on display at Rajpath during the 69th Republic Day Parade, in New Delhi on Friday. (Source: PTI)
BSF's camel contingent marches past during 69th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi on Friday

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BSF's camel contingent marches past during 69th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi on Friday (Source: PTI)
A tableau of Karnataka state on display at Rajpath during the 69th Republic Day Parade, in New Delhi on Friday.
A tableau of Karnataka state on display at Rajpath during the 69th Republic Day Parade, in New Delhi on Friday.
Marching contingents during 69th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi on Friday. 

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Crowd of spectators during 69th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi on Friday.

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Chief guests and heads of states of Governments of ASEAN nations leave after attending the 69th Republic Day function at Rajpath in New Delhi on Friday.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves at the crowd during the 69th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi, on Friday.

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Indian Air Force's fighter planes Su-30MKI fly-past in tri-dent formation during the 69th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi on Friday.

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IAF's Jaguar planes fly-past during 69th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi on Friday

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Three ALH Mk IV WSI helicopters fly-past during 69th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi on Friday. PTI Photo by Manvender Vashist

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An all-women team of BSF performs on motorcycles during the 69th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi, on Friday.

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BSF's all-women team 'Seema Bhawani' performs on motorcycles during 69th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi on Friday.

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BSF's all-women team 'Seema Bhawani' performs on motorcycles during 69th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi on Friday.

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BSF's all-women team 'Seema Bhawani' performs on motorcycles during 69th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi on Friday.

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Recipients of 'National Bravery Awards 2017' wave at the crowd during the 69th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi on Friday.

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A tableau of Chhattisgarh state on display at Rajpath during the 69th Republic Day Parade, in New Delhi on Friday.

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A tableau of Tripura state on display at Rajpath during the 69th Republic Day Parade, in New Delhi on Friday.

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A tableau of Tripura state on display at Rajpath during the 69th Republic Day Parade, in New Delhi on Friday.

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BSF's camel contingent marches past during 69th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi on Friday

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A tableau of Karnataka state on display at Rajpath during the 69th Republic Day Parade, in New Delhi on Friday.

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In Pictures | On India's 69th Republic Day, Here's A Glimpse Of The Spectacular Parade

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Showcasing India's cultural diversity and various schemes of the government, tableaux of fourteen states and nine Central Ministries on Friday participated in the Republic Day parade held at Rajpath in the national capital. Tableaux from 14 States and UT, Nine Central Ministries, Departments and Central Paramilitary Force presented the varied historical, art and cultural heritage of the country.

They also showcased country's progress in different fields, particularly floats from Karnataka, Gujarat, Tripura, Maharashtra, Assam, Jammu and Kashmir, Manipur and Kerala with their varied themes. The floats of All India Radio, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Income Tax Department showcased the rapid development of some of the flagship programmes of the Government.

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The parade ceremony commenced at the Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate, where the Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the nation in paying homage to the martyrs by laying a wreath.

For the first time ever, leaders of 10 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries - Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Myanmar (Burma), Cambodia, Laos and Brunei graced the Republic Day parade as chief guests in the national capital.

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