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PIX: India all set to flex military muscle at R-Day parade

Last updated on: January 25, 2012 11:06 IST

India all set to flex military muscle at R-Day parade

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A couple of days ahead of its 63rd Republic Day, the country is already immersed in patriotic fervour. As the military braces itself for the most prestigious parade to be held at national capital's Rajpath on Thursday, India will look to send some upright messages, both within and beyond its national frontiers.

Rediff.com presents some pictures of the preparations for the mega celebrations of January 26th!

In this picture, Railway Protection Force personnel march in preparation for the upcoming Republic Day parade, in New Delhi.

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Photographs: Daniel Berehulak /Getty Images

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India's Agni 4 missile is seen during the full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day parade in New Delhi, on January 23.


Photographs: B Mathur/Reuters

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Indian Army's multiple launch rocket system is displayed amid dense fog in front of India Gate during the full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day parade in New Delhi, on January 23.


Photographs: B Mathur/Reuters

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Soldiers practice their stunts on motorcycles in preparation for the upcoming Republic Day parade, on January 11, in New Delhi.


Photographs: Daniel Berehulak /Getty Images

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Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra shakes hands with Minister of State for External Affairs E Ahmed upon her arrival at the airport in New Delhi, on Tuesday.

Shinawatra is on a three-day state visit to India and will be the chief guest at Republic Day celebrations on Thursday.


Photographs: B Mathur/Reuters

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Soldiers march during the full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day parade in New Delhi.


Photographs: B Mathur/Reuters

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A superior instructs soldiers during a rehearsal in preparation for the upcoming Republic Day parade in New Delhi


Photographs: Daniel Berehulak /Getty Images

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Border Security Force soldiers ride their camels as they rehearse for the Republic Day parade amid dense fog on a cold winter morning in New Delhi.


Photographs: Vijay Mathur/Reuters

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A policewoman adjusts her colleague's dress during the full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day parade


Photographs: Ajay Verma/Reuters
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A National Security Guard commando uses binoculars to keep vigil during the full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day parade in New Delhi.


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