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Preparations for R-Day in full swing

25 tableaux would participate in the parade, with 16 of them belonging to states and the union territories.

A total of 25 tableaux would participate in the parade, with 16 of them belonging to states and the union territories. (Source: Express Photo by Amit Mehra)

States registering their presence this year on the Rajpath include Assam, Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Haryana, Gujarat and Maharashtra, while newly-born Telangana. (Source: Express Photo by Amit Mehra)

Tableaux is shielded from the downpur during a press preview of the annual tableauxs from different states which shall be seen at the forthcoming republic day parade in new Delhi. Express Photo by Amit Mehra New Delhi 220115

Amid murmurs that many states where BJP was not in power were not included in the parade. (Source: Express Photo by Amit Mehra)

Among the states, which have missed the bus this year include Bihar, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Odisha, Kerala and Delhi. (Source: Express Photo by Amit Mehra)

Tableaux is shielded from the downpur during a press preview of the annual tableauxs from different states which shall be seen at the forthcoming republic day parade in new Delhi. Express Photo by Amit Mehra New Delhi 220115

The 'Beti Bachao...' tableau will showcase women performing traditional dances. (Source: Express Photo by Amit Mehra)

Tableaux on Narendra Modi-led government's 'Make in India', 'Jan Dhan Yojna' and 'Beti Bachchao Beti Padhao' policies will also find their place on the ceremonial boulevard at the 66th Republic Day. (Source: Express Photo by Amit Mehra)

Figures from a Make India Tableaux is shielded from the downpur during a press preview of the annual tableauxs from different states which shall be seen at the forthcoming republic day parade in new Delhi. Express Photo by Amit Mehra New Delhi 220115

Scale model of Sardar Patel's Statue of Unity, bullet train and safety and education of girl child will be some of the themes of the tableaux lined up for R-Day. (Source: Express Photo by Amit Mehra)

Figures from a sardar patel statue Tableaux is shielded from the downpur during a press preview of the annual tableauxs from different states which shall be seen at the forthcoming republic day parade in new Delhi. (Source: Express Photo by Amit Mehra)

The 'Make in India' tableau features a giant-sized 3D lion made out of gear tooth-wheels, reflective of the policy logo. (Source: Express Photo by Amit Mehra)

Figures from a Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojna Tableaux is shielded from the downpur during a press preview of the annual tableauxs from different states which shall be seen at the forthcoming republic day parade in new Delhi. Express Photo by Amit Mehra New Delhi 220115