To all Indians everywhere…HAPPY REPUBLIC DAY…Great Parade going on in New Delhi


It’s 10.30 am and am enthusiastically viewing an Awe Inspiring and Always Uplifting Republic day Parade going on since morning in New Delhi….really Lovely….Regiments and Brigades of Gorkhas,Sikhs,J & K,Indo Tibetian Forces,Bands on Camels…..Men & Women…all marching brilliantly…..and our Defence Might…. see it Live on DD National …will upload a few mobile snaps soon…Cheers

Added Past Noon

Just added 34 Republic Day photo selections from over 80 clicked from my mobile…..

…..this was the 62nd Republic Day Parade held on Rajpath in our Capital New Delhi…the Chief Guest was the Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and the Salute taken by our President Smt Pratibha Patil 

….the Parade was awesome and always invokes great pride and patriotic fervour as India displays its military might and the vast colourful and cultural diversity….the FlyPast at the End is always eagerly awaited and the three Sukhoi 30 that approached the Saluting base in a  Trishul Formation that then disappered in a blink and wink in vertical flight was stunning

Some Parade Highlights….

State and Ministry Tableaux….


Maharashtra….Lavni Dance

Karnataka….Bidi kari work

Kerala….Kathakali and Mohini Attam

Delhi…Bahai Temple

Jammu & Kashmir…Dance & Music to depict Good triumphing over Evil

Ministry of Science & Technology ….displayed the Theme of “From Generic to Genomic”

Ministry of Environment….Showed the Symbiotic relationship between Bio Diversity,Environment and Human Sustenance….we must respect this bio diversity when using Natural Resources

Ministry of Human Resource Development….Right to Education for Every Child…”Padhte Chalo,Badhte Chalo”

Ministry of Railways….celebrating Rabindranath Tagore’s 150 years

Save the Tiger….

Dances from the North East,Prabha Sambalpuri from Orissa,Rangeelo Rajasthan,colourful Bhangra from Punjab performed by the North Zone cultural Centre of Patiala… danced to celberate ploughing,sowing and reaping of crops ,Medley of India’s Classical Dance Forms ‘Sanskriti’ perfomed by the NDMC School Children of New Delhi showcasing Odissi,Bharat Natyam,Manipuri,Kuchipudi,Kathak and Mohini Attam  read more