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Beating Retreat ceremony

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his wife Kyoko Jaishankar are seen during the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves at the spectators as Defence Minister Rajnath Singh looks on during the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind is welcomed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on his arrival during the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves at the spectators after the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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Indian Navy band performs during the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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Tri-service bands perform during the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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Tri-service bands perform during the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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Tri-service bands perform during the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind's mounted bodyguards escort his carcade as he arrives for the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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The Indian national flag is lowered as President Ram Nath Kovind and Tri-service Chiefs pay their salute during the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind's mounted bodyguards escort his carcade as he arrives for the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind's mounted bodyguards escort his carcade as they leave after the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind, Tri-services Chiefs and others are seen on a screen standing during the national anthem at the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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Tri-service bands perform during the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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Indian national flag is lowered as President Ram Nath Kovind and Tri-service Chiefs pay their salute during the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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Illuminated Indian Presidential Palace, is seen behind as people leave at the end of the Beating Retreat ceremony at Raisina hills, in New Delhi. The ceremony marks the end of the annual Republic Day festivities.

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A view of the illuminated Raisina Hills after the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi.

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Members of the crowd hold up their mobile phones to take pictures of the illuminated Indian Presidential Palace, center, and the north and south blocks, the government seat of power, at the end of the Beating Retreat ceremony at Raisina hills, in New Delhi

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The national flag is unfurled as President Ram Nath Kovind and tri-services chiefs pay their salute during the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi.

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Military bands perform during the Beating Retreat ceremony at Raisina Hills, the government seat of power, in New Delhi.

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Military bands perform during the Beating Retreat ceremony at Raisina Hills, the government seat of power, in New Delhi.

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Presidential bodyguards salute as the national anthem plays during the Beating Retreat ceremony at Raisina hills, the government seat of power, in New Delhi.

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Rashtrapati Bhavan, illuminated in the tricolours of the Indian Flag, during the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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Tri-services bands perform at the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is welcomed by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on his arrival during the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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Military bands perform during the Beating Retreat ceremony at Raisina Hills, the government seat of power, in New Delhi.

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Tri-services bands perform at the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi.

Photograph by Tribhuvan Tiwari/Outlook

Members of the crowd hold up their mobile phones to take pictures of the illuminated Indian Presidential Palace, center, and the north and south blocks, the government seat of power, at the end of the Beating Retreat ceremony at Raisina hills, in New Delhi. The ceremony marks the end of the annual Republic Day festivities.

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Tri-services bands perform at the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi.

Photograph by Tribhuvan Tiwari/Outlook

Military bands perform during the Beating Retreat ceremony at Raisina Hills, the government seat of power, in New Delhi.

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People wave thier mobile phones as their lights add to the beauty of the illuminated Raisina Hills, after the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi.

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Delhi police personnel conduct a mock drill during the full dress rehearsal for Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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Indian Air Force band performs during the full dress rehearsal for Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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An illuminated Rashtrapati Bhavan after the full dress rehearsal for Beating Retreat ceremony, at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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Border Security Force (BSF) camel contingent during the full dress rehearsal for the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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Tri-services bands perform during the full dress rehearsal for Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind's mounted bodyguards arrive during a full dress rehearsal for the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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Tri-services bands perform during the full dress rehearsal for Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi

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Tri-services bands perform during the full dress rehearsal for Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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Tri-services bands perform during the full dress rehearsal for Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

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Border Security Force (BSF) camel contingent stands guard at Raisina Hills during the full dress rehearsal for the Beating Retreat ceremony, in New Delhi.

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Students perform on the occasion of 71st Republic Day celebration at the India-Pakistan Wagah-Attari border post.

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Visitors attend Beating Retreat ceremony on the occasion of 71st Republic Day celebration at the India-Pakistan Wagah-Attari border post.

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A joint Indian military band performs during rehearsals for the upcoming Beating Retreat ceremony on the backdrop of India gate war memorial at Raisina hill which houses India's most important ministries and the presidential palace in in New Delhi. The ceremony held annually on Jan. 29 marks the end of Republic Day festivities.

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Camel mounted soldiers stand in formation during rehearsals for the upcoming Beating Retreat ceremony at Raisina hill which houses India's most important ministries and the presidential palace in New Delhi.

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Camel mounted soldiers stand in formation during rehearsals for the upcoming Beating Retreat ceremony at Raisina hill which houses India's most important ministries and the presidential palace in New Delhi.

Photograph by Tribhuvan Tiwari/Outlook

A joint Indian military band performs during rehearsals for the upcoming Beating Retreat ceremony in New Delhi.

Photograph by Tribhuvan Tiwari/Outlook

A joint Indian military band performs during rehearsals for the upcoming Beating Retreat ceremony on the backdrop of India gate war memorial at Raisina hill which houses India's most important ministries and the presidential palace in New Delhi

Photograph by Tribhuvan Tiwari/Outlook

Camel mounted soldiers stand in formation during rehearsals for the upcoming Beating Retreat ceremony at Raisina hill which houses India's most important ministries and the presidential palace in New Delhi. The ceremony held annually on Jan. 29 marks the end of Republic Day festivities.

Photograph by Tribhuvan Tiwari/Outlook

Camel-mounted BSF soldiers participate in a rehearsal for the Beating Retreat ceremony in New Delhi

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Camel mounted soldiers stand in formation during rehearsals for the upcoming Beating Retreat ceremony at Raisina hill which houses India's most important ministries and the presidential palace in in New Delhi. The ceremony held annually on Jan. 29 marks the end of Republic Day festivities. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

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Jawans during the 'Beating Retreat' rehearsal in New Delhi. The ceremony held on January 29 every year marks the culmination of the four-day-long Republic Day celebrations.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomes President Ram Nath Kovind for the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi.

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horse-mounted presidential bodyguards, leave at the end of the Beating Retreat ceremony at Raisina Hills, in New Delhi

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The President's cavalcade leave escorted by horse-mounted presidential bodyguards, past the illuminated north and south blocks, the government seat of power, at the end of the Beating Retreat ceremony at Raisina Hills, in New Delhi.

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The Presidential Palace stands illuminated, at the end of the Beating Retreat ceremony at Raisina Hills, in New Delhi.

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Military bands perform during the Beating Retreat ceremony at Raisina Hills, the government seat of power, in New Delhi.

AP Photo/Manish Swarup

Presidential bodyguards salute as the national anthem plays during the Beating Retreat ceremony at Raisina hills, the government seat of power, in New Delhi.

AP Photo/Manish Swarup

People wave thier mobile phones as their lights add to the beauty of the illuminated Raisina Hills, after the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan

The national flag is unfurled as President Ram Nath Kovind and tri-services chiefs pay their salute during the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan

The car carrying the President, center escorted by horse-mounted presidential bodyguards, leave at the end of the Beating Retreat ceremony at Raisina Hills, in New Delhi.

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A military band performs during the Beating Retreat ceremony at Raisina hills, the government seat of power, in New Delhi.

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Military bands perform as the sun sets during the Beating Retreat ceremony at Raisina Hills, the government seat of power, in New Delhi.

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Military bands perform during the Beating Retreat ceremony at Raisina Hills, the government seat of power, in New Delhi.

AP Photo/Manish Swarup

Members of the crowd hold up their mobile phones to take pictures of the illuminated Indian Presidential Palace, center, and the north and south blocks, the government seat of power, at the end of the Beating Retreat ceremony at Raisina hills, in New Delhi. The ceremony marks the end of the annual Republic Day festivities.

AP Photo/Manish Swarup

Soldiers fold the Tricolour after full dress rehearsal for the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang with his wife Lady Nguyen Thi Hien during the ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind meets 1100 Personnel of the Tri Service Band Contingents & 50 Provost Outrides of the Three Services at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President leaves after the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi.

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Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi.

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Tri-services bands perform at the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi.

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Tri-services bands perform at the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi.

Photo by Tribhuvan Tiwari/Outlook

Tri-services bands perform at the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi.

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A view of the illuminated Raisina Hills after the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi.

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Soldiers bring down the Tri-colour after the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi.

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BSF's camel-mounted soldiers guard at the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi.

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President's bodyguards at the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi.

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A view of the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi.

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Indian military bands perform at the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi.

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Indian military bands perform at the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi.

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Indian Coast Guard band performs at the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi.

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Tri-services bands perform at the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi.

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Tri-services bands perform at the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi.

PTI Photo by Atul Yadav

Indian Coast Guards band performs at the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves at audience during the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind, center, arrives for the Beating Retreat ceremony in New Delhi.

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President's cavalcade arrives at the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi.

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Indian military bands walk down the Raisina Hill to perform during Beating Retreat ceremony in New Delhi.

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