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President Ram Nath Kovind flags off Republic Day parade

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New Delhi(26/01/2022): President of India Ram Nath Kovind led the nation in celebrating the 73rd Republic Day.
The President flagged off the Republic Day parade at Rajpath in New Delhi on Wednesday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid wreath at the National War Memorial.
A total of 16 marching contingents, 75 military bands and 25 tableaux of various states, Union Territories, departments and armed forces participated in the parade which began at 10:30 am. For the first time this year, the country witnessed the largest flypast, comprising 75 aircraft and helicopters .