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Behind the scenes of Republic Day parade

India’s Republic Day parade is celebrated every year on 26 January. And every year, parade remains one of the talking points across the nation.India Gate and surrounding area turns into a virtual fortress. Thousands of army personnel take participate ac

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 25 January 2016, 02:42:11 PM
Each contingent will march for 12 km

Each contingent will march for 12 km

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Everyday, during the practice and the full dress rehearsal, each contingent will march for 12 km
No room for mistakes

No room for mistakes

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Everything is regimented and practiced to the core.
The four levels of security screening

The four levels of security screening

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Strict scrutiny and every single weapon is checked to see that it is not carrying a live round before it reaches Rajpath
Each dog has its own profile in the army headquarters

Each dog has its own profile in the army headquarters

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This Republic Day Parade 36 canines, 24 Labradors and 12 German Shepherds of the Remount and Veterinary Corps are also taking part.
Flypast- the best part of the parade

Flypast- the best part of the parade

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Western Air Command takes charge of the flypast, in which 41 planes will take place.