As India celebrated Republic Day

• As India celebrated Republic Day

Millions of Indians have seen a demonstration of military might and cultural diversity at the celebration of the Republic Day. Strict security measures were taken during the holiday. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was a special guest at the parade in the Indian capital on Sunday.

Students, folk dancers, police and military battalions have gone through New Delhi, and then there was a parade of arms and folk dances.

As India celebrated Republic Day As India celebrated Republic Day

India adopted its democratic Constitution of 26 January 1950. Similar parades were held in such Indian states like Jammu - Kashmir and Manipur, where separatist rebels do not accept Indian rule and called for a general strike.

As India celebrated Republic Day As India celebrated Republic Day

Indian Army shows military vehicles during the parade.

As India celebrated Republic Day

Indian schoolchildren hold the Indian tricolor during the presentation on the occasion of the Republic Day celebrations in Bangalore, India.

As India celebrated Republic Day

Platform, representing the Indian state of Maharashtra is rolling along one of the main streets

As India celebrated Republic Day

The Indian armed forces marching order.

As India celebrated Republic Day

Indian border guards perform stunts during the parade

As India celebrated Republic Day

Indian students in tiger costume.

As India celebrated Republic Day

Soldiers of the Indian Army are taking part in the parade in honor of the 65th anniversary of the Republic Day

As India celebrated Republic Day

Presentation of motorcyclists Indian border guards.

As India celebrated Republic Day

The Indian Air Force fighters fly over the solemn streets in New Delhi.

As India celebrated Republic Day

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (center) and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (right) watch the celebration in New Delhi.

As India celebrated Republic Day

Dirt flies out under the military jackboot police while marching from the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)

As India celebrated Republic Day

March of the members of the Indian military band in New Delhi.

As India celebrated Republic Day

Indian students Indian tricolors during the cultural program of the Republic Day in Bangalore.

As India celebrated Republic Day

The policemen from Gujarat perform dangerous stunts on a motorcycle at times during the Republic Day celebrations in Himmatnagar, 69 km to the east of the western Indian city of Ahmedabad.

As India celebrated Republic Day

The members of the Central Reserve Police whistle in honor of the second place obtained in the competition of marching in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh

As India celebrated Republic Day

Representations Indian schoolgirls in Bangalore.

As India celebrated Republic Day

The members of the Territorial Army unit of the armed forces of India marching to New Delhi.

As India celebrated Republic Day

Brahmos supersonic cruise missile jointly developed by India and Russia, are displayed during a parade in honor of the Republic Day in New Delhi.

As India celebrated Republic Day

Soldiers of the Indian Railway Forces march during the Republic Day celebrations in Hyderabad.

As India celebrated Republic Day

students appearances during the Republic Day celebrations in Calcutta.

As India celebrated Republic Day

During the parade in New Delhi was shown a platform, representing communities from across the country. In the photo, the platform representing the Buddhist community in the northeast Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh ...

As India celebrated Republic Day

Platform, representing the Indian state of Chhattisgarh.

As India celebrated Republic Day

The platform of the Indian state of Karnataka.

As India celebrated Republic Day

Platform, representing the Indian state of Assam.

As India celebrated Republic Day

The platform of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.

As India celebrated Republic Day

The members of the Central Reserve Police celebrate by getting the winning prize for the parade during the Republic Day celebrations in Guahati, India.

As India celebrated Republic Day

Marsh Indian Navy sailors participating in the parade during the Republic Day celebrations in the southern Indian city of Kochi.

As India celebrated Republic Day

The man with the Indian national flag during the Republic Day parade in Calcutta.

As India celebrated Republic Day

pilots of the Indian Air Force marching in the parade in honor of the Republic Day in New Delhi.

Commander of the National Cadet Corps, uchuvstvoval in the parade, lying on the ground. So he celebrates receiving the prize for parade, Republic Day in Guahati