RNGF 2015

India showcases military might

India showcases military might

India celebrated its 67th Republic Day today, with French President Francois Hollande as the chief guest. The celebrations began at the Amar Jawan Jyoti where Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the nation in paying homage to the martyrs by laying a wreath at the memorial. For the first time in the history of India’s Republic Day Parade, a 76-member French Army contingent led by a French military band consisting 48 musicians marching on Rajpath presented a ceremonial salute to the President of India. READ: Google doodle dedicated to BSF camel contingent WATCH VIDEO: R-day rehearsal BLOG: Viewing the R-day from afar