On the occasion of 72nd Republic Day, several marching contingents marched down Rajpath in Delhi on Tuesday, with President Ram Nath Kovind saluting them from the dais.
Here’s a look at some of the regiments.
Members of Garhwal rifles contingent participate in a parade at Rajpath, during the 72nd Republic Day celebrations. The contingent was led by Captain Rajpoot Saurabh Singh of 17th Battalion Garhwal Rifles. The Jawans of the Garhwal Rifles hail from seven districts of Garhwal Region namely Pauri, Chamoli, Rudraprayag, Tehri, Uttarkashi, Haridwar and Dehradun. Photograph: Atul Yadav/PTI Photo
Members of Bangladesh Armed Forces contingent pass through Rajpath during the 72nd Republic Day celebrations. A contingent of 122 soldiers of Bangladesh army participated in the parade this year. Photograph: Atul Yadav/PTI Photo
President Body Guards march during the 72nd Republic Day Parade and Celebrations at Rajpath. Photograph: ANI Photo
Members of Central Reserve Police Force contingent participate in the parade. Assistant Commandant Salil Dudi lead the Central Reserve Police Force contingent comprising of 96 personnel. Photograph: Manvender Vashist/PTI Photo
IMAGE: A contingent of Delhi Police marches at Rajpath. Like every year, Delhi Police also marched past on the Rajpath. Assistant Commissioner of Police Akshat Kaushal, IPS led the smartly attired men from the Delhi Police marching contingent comprising one Gazetted Officer, three Sub Inspectors, 38 Head Constables and 58 Constables. Photograph: Atul Yadav/PTI Photo