Republic Day celebrations begin with great pomp across the country. Parade related programs will start from 9 am. Delhi Police is very alert about this. Police have made many security arrangements across the national capital. The Republic Day parade will begin at 9.50 am. As Mandi House is the nearest metro station to Rajpath, people have been reaching here since 4 am. Watch the ground report from News Nation reporter Ravikant Rai.