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US President Barack Obama experiences India’s grand Republic Day parade

US President Barack Obama as the Chief Guest at the Republic Day parade for the first time.

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Convoy of US president Barack Obama arrives at Rajpath to attend the 108 minutes of Republic day function during rain in New Delhi. (Source: Express photo by Neeraj Priyadarshi)

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi receives US president Barack Obama at Rajpath. (Source: Express photo by Neeraj Priyadarshi)

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Michelle Obama helps her husband and US president Barack Obama to wear a rain coat during rain as Prime Minister Narendra Modi looks on. (Source: Express photo by Neeraj Priyadarshi)

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US President Barack Obama with wife Michelle Obama at the Republic day. (Source: Express photo by Prem Nath)

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President Parnab Mukherjee, President of the United States Barack Obama with wife Michelle Obama and PM Narendra Modi at the Republic Day. (Source: Express photo by Prem Nath Pandey)

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US President Barack Obama, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and President Pranab Mukherjee, out through a rain covered protective glass during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi. (Source: AP photo)

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US president Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, President Pranab Mukherjee, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and other dignitaries stand for the National Anthem on the end of Republic day function. (Express photo by Neeraj Priyadarshi)

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US president Barack Obama waves to the public after end of Republic day function at Rajpath, in New Delhi. (Source: Express photo by Neeraj Priyadarshi)

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US president Barack Obama waves to public as he leaves after end of Republic day function at Rajpath, in New Delhi. (Source: Express photo by Neeraj Priyadarshi)

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US President Barack Obama with wife Michelle Obama and PM Narendra Modi at the Republic day. (Source: Express photo by Prem Nath Pandey)

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US president Barack Obama, Michelle Obama and President Pranab Mukhejee leaving after end of Republic day function. (Source: Express photo by Neeraj Priyadarshi)

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US President Barack Obama walks flanked by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, and first lady Michelle Obama, as President Pranab Mukherjee walks in front, at the end of Republic Day parade. (Source: AP photo)

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US President Barack Obama waves to the crowd flanked by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, and first lady Michelle Obama at the end of Republic Day parade. (Source: AP photo)

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PM Narendra Modi at the Republic day. (Source: Express photo by Prem Nath Pandey)

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PM Narendra Modi at the Republic day on Monday. (Source: Express photo by Prem Nath Pandey)

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Sharp shooter NSG commando with commando of United States keeps vigil during the Republic day on Monday. (Source: Express photo by Prem Nath Pandey)

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President Pranab Mukherjee presenting Ashok Chakra to Mukund Vardarajan (posthumous), being received by his widow, at the 66th Republic Day parade. (Source: PTI photo)

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President Pranab Mukherjee presenting Ashok Chakra to Neeraj Naik (posthumous), being received by his widow, at the 66th Republic Day parade. (Source: PTI photo)

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A marching contingent during the 66th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi on Monday. (Source: PTI photo)

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Crowd of spectators during the 66th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath. (Source: PTI photo)

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IAF's all-women contingent marching during the 66th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath. (Source: PTI photo)

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President Pranab Mukherjee being received by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his arrival for the 66th Republic Day parade at Rajpath. (Source: PTI photo)

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BSF's camel contingent marches during the 66th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath. (Source: PTI photo)

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A spectator displays a placard that reads "We Love Obama" during the 66th Republic Day parade at Rajpath. (Source: PTI photo)

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Paramilitary soldiers march during the 66th Republic Day Celebration at Rajpath. (Source: PTI photo)

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A marching contingent during the 66th Republic Day Celebration at Rajpath. (Source: PTI photo)

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Army Chief Dalbir Singh, Navy Chief RK Dhowan and IAF chief Arup Saha paying homage at Amar Jawan Jyoti during the 66th Republic Day function at Rajpath. (Source: PTI photo)

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Marching contingents during 66th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath. (Source: PTI photo)

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BSF daredevils perform during 66th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath. (Source: PTI photo)

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School children perform during 66th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath. (Source: PTI photo)