Colourful Beating the Retreat ceremony was held at Vijay Chowk on Friday, marking the end of the 67th Republic Day celebrations.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his cabinet ministers and government officials attended the event, where melodious tunes of classical instruments were heard for the first time.
15 military bands, 18 pipes and drums from regimental centres and battalions were part of the ceremony this year.
Bands from the State Police and Central Armed Police Force performed at the ceremony for the first time. Indian Navy and Indian Air Force band was also a part of the event.