India Celebrates 66th Republic Day With Obama

Published: 26th January 2015 09:43 AM  |   Last Updated: 27th January 2015 10:33 AM   |  A+A-

NEW DELHI: After inviting a high-powered guest, the NDA Government is leaving no stone unturned, to make this Republic Day parade a memorable one.

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Barack Obama makes history as the first US President to be the Chief Guest at India's 66th Republic Day.

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Live Highlights of Republic Day:

  • The entire Rajpath stands for the National Anthem, approaching conclusion of 66th Republic Day.
  • Astounding formations displayed by the Indian Air Force
  • Next up the amazing Motor cycle display by the Border Security Force
  • Swachh Bharat dance performed by Government school of Nathupura.
  • The Gujarat Tableaux...featuring the Iron man, Sardar Patel


  • Arunachal Pradesh's tableaux displays IGU dance a.k.a the dance of the priest.
  • Haryana tableaux showcases sultanpur bird sanctuary.
  • The New State Telangana presents Bonaalu performing past the saluting base for the first time.
  • Sikkim's large cardamom cultivation dances past.
  • Assam tableaux themed incredible Majuli performing their skit, goes past the base.
  • Madhya Pradesh tableaux themed love and matchmaking showcase their splendor.
  • The Goa fishing industry make their presence felt.
  • Colors-galore of Indian culture, Channapatna Toys dance past the saluting base.
  • Now the tableaux start...Karnataka leads ..


  • Girls NCC and FCC contingents march past the saluting base.

  • Boys NCC band along with FCC senior boys contingent march past.

  • The Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) contingent marches past the saluting base.

  • The Delhi police band marches on Rajpath

  • The CISF contingent marches ahead, with RPF band behind them.

  • Assam rifles contingent march past the saluting base.

  • The BSF Camel Band marches past the saluting base.

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  • Celebrating their golden jubilee this year, the BSF contingent marches part the saluting base.

  • Pinaka multi rocket launcher system and Surface to air Akash missile now being displayed at the spectacular Rajpath!

  • US President Barack Obama seen chewing gum, as he watches the matching contingents.

  • Modi seen chatting with US President Barack Obama.

  • For the first time, All-women contingent led by Captain Divya. A

  • The T-90s tanks rumble past the saluting base.

  • One of the few.cavalry regiments left in the world marches past the saluting base

  • Parade Commander Maj.Gen.Subroto Mitra salutes the Commander-in-Chief

  • The Republic Day parade commences.

  • Choppers fly at 150 km/h at a height of 60 feet above Rajpath.

  • Its drizzling heavily at Republic Day parade....undeterred, a section of the audience.

  • Major Mukund Varadharajan's wife Indu Rebecca Varghese receives the Ashok Chakra awarded posthumously.

  • NK Neeraj Kumar Singh awarded the Ashok Chakra award.

  • Ashok Chakra Awarded posthumously to the martyrs.

  • Leaders standing in attention, as the national anthem plays.

  • The national anthem is being played at Rajpath. The National flag is hoisted.

  • President Pranab Mukherjee arrives at Rajpath, Over 1.25 Lakh people are seated at the parade.

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  • Vice President Hamid Ansari arrives at Rajpath.

  • US President Barack Obama and his Michelle Obama arrives at Rajpath, presently escorted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • PM arrives at saluting base on Rajpath, in colourful safa, amidst applause from crowds.

  • PM Modi pays homage to the martyrs who made the supreme sacrifice for India's freedom.

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi's approaches the Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate.

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at red fort

  • Officers and Air Force, Army and Navy personnel men Navy paying respects to at the Amar Jawan Jyoti now.

  • Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar pay respects to martyrs at Amar Jawan Jyoti.




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