republic day 2024 live telecast: Republic Day Parade 2024 Highlights: India displays military might, women power and diverse cultural heritage in Republic Day parade - The Economic Times (2024)

Table of Contents
Wrap Up Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: French prez thanks India, says it was "a great honor for France" Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Arunachal Republic Day tableau focuses on bio-diversity conservation Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Andhra Pradesh tableau depicts 'Transforming School Education' Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: PM Modi wears multi-coloured 'bandhani' turban Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Modi greets people at Kartavya Path Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Watch President's cavalcade leaving for Rashtrapati Bhavan after the conclusion of Republic Day parade Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Murmu, Macron depart for Rashtrapati Bhavan Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: 75th Republic Day parade at Delhi's Kartavya Path concludes Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Rafale aircraft flying over Kartavya Path in 'Marut' formation Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: One LCH aircraft in lead and two Apache Helicopters and two Mk-IV aircraft in echelon fly in five aircraft 'Arrow Formation' over Kartavya Path. Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Tangail formation comprising one Dakota aircraft in lead with two Dornier aircraft in echelon fly over Kartavya Path in 'Vic' formation. Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Aerial shots taken specially from Prachand that is taking part in the fly past over Kartavya Path Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: CRPF women bikers showcasing their daredevilry at the Kartavya Path. Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Cultural performances during the Republic Day 2024 celebrations at the Kartavya path in Delhi Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Tableau of Jharkhand Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: ISRO tableau Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Home ministry tableau during the R-Day parade Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Tableau of Rajasthan Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Check the Uttar Pradesh tableau Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: State of Uttar Pradesh tableau Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Tableau of Maharashtra Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Tableau of Chhattisgarh Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Tableau of Odisha Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Tableau of Gujarat Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Manipur showcases its 'Nari Shakti' Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Tableau of Madhya Pradesh Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Haryana tableau Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Arunachal Tableau Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: 19 Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar recipients participated in the Republic Day parade Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: The Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar awardees Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: NSS marching contingent during the R-Day celebrations Republic Day 2024 Parade Live:The impressive march of the camel regiment Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Delhi Police all-women band performing at the R-Day parade Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: India's 'Nari Shakti' on display on the 75th Republic Day Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Special service Bureau contingent during R-Day parade Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: BSF Camel Contigent Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: BSF Mahila Brass Band performing at R-Day parade Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: BSF Band at Kartavya path Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Indian Coast Guard's marching contigent at the R-Day parade Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Indian coast guard band Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: See the impressive march of Indian Air Force marching contingent led by Squadron Leader Rashmi Thakur Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Sunita Jena led the DRDO tableau at R-Day parade Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Video of Indian Navy tableau Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: IAF tableau Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Veterans tableau showcased at the Kartavya Path Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: The Indian navy tableau at the R-day parade Republic Day Parade 2024 Live: Women Armed forces medical services contingent at R-Day parade for first time Republic Day Parade 2024 Live: Visuals of combined band performing at the Kartavya path Republic Day Parade 2024 Live: Kumaon regiment at Kartavya path Republic Day Parade 2024 Live: Rajputana Rifles marching contingent led by Lieutenant Sanyam Chaudhary of 20th Battalion Republic Day Parade 2024 Live: Watch - the all Tri-Services women soldiers contingent marching on Kartavya Path for first time Republic Day Parade 2024 Live: Watch the march of Madras regiment Republic Day Parade 2024 Live: The Grenadiers Republic Day Parade 2024 Live: Madras regiment Republic Day Parade 2024 Live: Watch the Mobile Drone Jammer System led by Lt Col Ankita Chauhan Republic Day Parade 2024 Live: After mechanised coloumn, it is time for marching forces Republic Day Parade 2024 Live: Multi-Function radar Republic Day Parade 2024 Live: Defence forces display advance radio frequency monitoring system at R-Day Republic Day Parade 2024 Live: Indian Army's Drone jammar system showcased

LIVE BLOG

26 Jan, 2024 | 02:46:37 PM IST

republic day 2024 live telecast: Republic Day Parade 2024 Highlights: India displays military might, women power and diverse cultural heritage in Republic Day parade - The Economic Times (1)

Republic Day Parade 2024 Highlights: President Droupadi Murmu led the Nation in celebrating the 75th Republic Day on Friday as she unfurled the national flag at Kartavya Path in the national capital and the parade began with ‘Aavaahan’, a band performance by over 100 women artists playing various types of percussion instruments, symbolising Nari Shakti, a new element added to the customary march.

In a revival of tradition, President Droupadi Murmu and chief guest French President Emmanuel Macron arrived at the Kartavya Path in a horse-pulled buggy, the practice which made a comeback after a gap of 40 years.

For the first time ever, the parade was heralded by over 100 women artists playing Indian musical instruments. The parade commenced with the music of Sankh, Naadswaram, Nagada, etc. played by these women artists.

Kartavya Path also witnessed a march past by a combined Band and Marching contingent of the French Armed Forces. A 30-member band contingent headed by Captain Khourda, which was followed by a 90-member marching contingent, led by Captain Noel.

The parade is a showcase of India’s rich cultural diversity, unity, progress, its military prowess on the back of increasing indigenous capabilities, and the growing Nari Shakti, the MoD official added.

It also witnessed the maiden participation of an all-women Tri-Service contingent marching down the Kartavya Path. Women pilots also enthralled the audience during the Fly-past, representing 'Nari Shakti (women power)'. The contingents of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) also consisted of only women personnel.

The Republic Day parade commenced at 10.30 a.m. The ceremony started with the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the National War Memorial, where he led the nation in paying solemn tributes to the fallen heroes by laying a wreath. Thereafter, the Prime Minister and other dignitaries headed to the saluting dais at Kartavya Path to witness the parade.

The arrival of the President of India and her French counterpart escorted by the President’s Bodyguard -- ‘Rashtrapati Ke Angrakshak’. The President’s Bodyguard is the senior most Regiment of the Indian Army.

This Republic Day was special for this elite Regiment as the ‘Angrakshak’ have completed 250 years of service since its raising in 1773.

As per tradition, the National Flag was unfurled followed by the National Anthem with a booming 21-gun salute given with indigenous gun system 105-mm Indian Field Guns.

Four Mi-17 IV helicopters of 105 Helicopter Unit showered the flower petals on the audience present at Kartavya Path. This was followed by ‘Aavaahan’, a band performance by over 100 women artists playing various types of percussion instruments, symbolising Nari Shakti.

The parade then commenced with the President taking the salute. The parade was commanded by Parade Commander, Lieutenant General Bhavnish Kumar, General Officer Commanding, Delhi Area, a second-generation Army officer. Major General Sumit Mehta, Chief of Staff, HQ Delhi Area is the Parade Second-in-Command.

Show more Show less

1 New Update

Wrap Up

India today celebrated its 75th Republic Day. The Republic Day celebrations commenced with the homage ceremony at the National War Memorial where PM Modi paid floral tributes to fallen heroes by laying a wreath and concluded with the National Anthem. Later President Droupadi Murmu and her French counterpart Emanuel Macron arrived on the Kartavya Path in a traditional buggy, which made a comeback after 40 years.

For the first time ever, the parade started by over 100 women artists playing Indian musical instruments. The parade commenced with the music of Sankh, Naadswaram, Nagada, etc. being played by these artists. Soon after helicopters in Dhwaj formation showered flowers on the audience. During the parade India displayed its military might that included elite marching contingents, missiles, warplanes, surveillance gadgets and lethal weapon systems, with French President Emmanuel Macron gracing the occasion as the chief guest.

The parade at the Kartavya Path also put the spotlight on "Nari Shakti", underscoring the pivotal role women play across various domains, from village industry, maritime sector, defence, science to space technology. Tableaus of various states later showcased India's rich cultural heritage, highlight among those were the tableau from Uttar Pradesh showcasing recently consecrated Ram Lalla idol.

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: French prez thanks India, says it was "a great honor for France"

— EmmanuelMacron (@EmmanuelMacron)

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Arunachal Republic Day tableau focuses on bio-diversity conservation

The Arunachal tableau is about the Singchung Bugun Village Community Reserve (SBVCR) which is a 17-square-kilometre biodiversity hotspot in Arunachal Pradesh. It was created in 2017 to protect bio-diversity in the region for traditional and cultural conservation values and practices.It is home to critically endangered species such as the passerine bird Bugun Liocichla (Liocichlabugunorum) which is named after the tribe.It is also home to endangered species such as red panda (Ailurusfulgens) and many other varieties of flora and fauna.

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Andhra Pradesh tableau depicts 'Transforming School Education'

The presentation of Andhra Pradesh at the 75th Republic Day parade on Friday focused on the theme of 'Transforming School Education' within the state. The tableau showcased the government's educational reforms, emphasizing the shift from Telugu to Hindi and then to English as the medium of instruction. The front section portrayed traditional village classrooms with students using slates.

In addition to the traditional setting, the tableau illustrated the concept of modern play schools on both sides, featuring children, while above, a scene depicted a science lab with engaged students. In the center, students with tablets were showcased. The tableau further highlighted a digital classroom with interactive panels, a smart TV, and an arch displaying bilingual textbooks, science articles, and mathematical instruments. Following this, scenes of digital classrooms and English labs with interactive panels and smart TVs were portrayed.

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: PM Modi wears multi-coloured 'bandhani' turban

Continuing his tradition of wearing flamboyant and colourful turbans, Prime Minister Narendra Modi chose a multi-coloured 'bandhani' print safa for his Republic Day look on Friday. Bandhani is a type of tie-dye textile popular in Gujarat and Rajasthan. The fabric is decorated by plucking the cloth with fingernails into many tiny bindings that form a figurative design. He wore a white kurta-pyjama with a brown V-neck jacket. The turban with a long trail had shades of yellow, saffron, pink and red. Rajasthani turbans have been a popular choice of the prime minister for his Independence Day and Republic Day looks.

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Watch President's cavalcade leaving for Rashtrapati Bhavan after the conclusion of Republic Day parade

— ANI (@ANI)

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Murmu, Macron depart for Rashtrapati Bhavan

After the conclusion of the Republic day parade at the Kartavya Path in New Delhi, President Murmu and French President Emmanuel Macron left in the special presidential carriage. Other dignitaries will leave the venue soon after.

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: 75th Republic Day parade at Delhi's Kartavya Path concludes

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Rafale aircraft flying over Kartavya Path in 'Marut' formation

— ANI (@ANI)

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: One LCH aircraft in lead and two Apache Helicopters and two Mk-IV aircraft in echelon fly in five aircraft 'Arrow Formation' over Kartavya Path.

— ANI (@ANI)

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Tangail formation comprising one Dakota aircraft in lead with two Dornier aircraft in echelon fly over Kartavya Path in 'Vic' formation.

— ANI (@ANI)

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Aerial shots taken specially from Prachand that is taking part in the fly past over Kartavya Path

— ANI (@ANI)

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: CRPF women bikers showcasing their daredevilry at the Kartavya Path.

— PTI_News (@PTI_News)

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Cultural performances during the Republic Day 2024 celebrations at the Kartavya path in Delhi

— ANI (@ANI)

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Tableau of Jharkhand

— ANI (@ANI)

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: ISRO tableau

— PTI_News (@PTI_News)

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Home ministry tableau during the R-Day parade

— PTI_News (@PTI_News)

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Tableau of Rajasthan

— ANI (@ANI)

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Check the Uttar Pradesh tableau

— PTI_News (@PTI_News)

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: State of Uttar Pradesh tableau

republic day 2024 live telecast: Republic Day Parade 2024 Highlights: India displays military might, women power and diverse cultural heritage in Republic Day parade - The Economic Times (2)

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Tableau of Maharashtra

— PTI_News (@PTI_News)

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Tableau of Chhattisgarh

— ANI (@ANI)

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Tableau of Odisha

— ANI (@ANI)

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Tableau of Gujarat

republic day 2024 live telecast: Republic Day Parade 2024 Highlights: India displays military might, women power and diverse cultural heritage in Republic Day parade - The Economic Times (3)

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Manipur showcases its 'Nari Shakti'

— ANI (@ANI)

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Tableau of Madhya Pradesh

— ANI (@ANI)

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Haryana tableau

republic day 2024 live telecast: Republic Day Parade 2024 Highlights: India displays military might, women power and diverse cultural heritage in Republic Day parade - The Economic Times (4)

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Arunachal Tableau

republic day 2024 live telecast: Republic Day Parade 2024 Highlights: India displays military might, women power and diverse cultural heritage in Republic Day parade - The Economic Times (5)

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: 19 Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar recipients participated in the Republic Day parade

— ANI (@ANI)

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: The Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar awardees

republic day 2024 live telecast: Republic Day Parade 2024 Highlights: India displays military might, women power and diverse cultural heritage in Republic Day parade - The Economic Times (6)

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: NSS marching contingent during the R-Day celebrations

republic day 2024 live telecast: Republic Day Parade 2024 Highlights: India displays military might, women power and diverse cultural heritage in Republic Day parade - The Economic Times (7)

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live:The impressive march of the camel regiment

— ANI (@ANI)

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Delhi Police all-women band performing at the R-Day parade

— ANI (@ANI)

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: India's 'Nari Shakti' on display on the 75th Republic Day

— ANI (@ANI)

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Special service Bureau contingent during R-Day parade

republic day 2024 live telecast: Republic Day Parade 2024 Highlights: India displays military might, women power and diverse cultural heritage in Republic Day parade - The Economic Times (8)

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: BSF Camel Contigent

republic day 2024 live telecast: Republic Day Parade 2024 Highlights: India displays military might, women power and diverse cultural heritage in Republic Day parade - The Economic Times (9)

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: BSF Mahila Brass Band performing at R-Day parade

— ANI (@ANI)

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: BSF Band at Kartavya path

republic day 2024 live telecast: Republic Day Parade 2024 Highlights: India displays military might, women power and diverse cultural heritage in Republic Day parade - The Economic Times (10)

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Indian Coast Guard's marching contigent at the R-Day parade

republic day 2024 live telecast: Republic Day Parade 2024 Highlights: India displays military might, women power and diverse cultural heritage in Republic Day parade - The Economic Times (11)

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Indian coast guard band

republic day 2024 live telecast: Republic Day Parade 2024 Highlights: India displays military might, women power and diverse cultural heritage in Republic Day parade - The Economic Times (12)

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: See the impressive march of Indian Air Force marching contingent led by Squadron Leader Rashmi Thakur

— ANI (@ANI)

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Sunita Jena led the DRDO tableau at R-Day parade

republic day 2024 live telecast: Republic Day Parade 2024 Highlights: India displays military might, women power and diverse cultural heritage in Republic Day parade - The Economic Times (13)

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Video of Indian Navy tableau

— ANI (@ANI)

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: IAF tableau

republic day 2024 live telecast: Republic Day Parade 2024 Highlights: India displays military might, women power and diverse cultural heritage in Republic Day parade - The Economic Times (14)

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: Veterans tableau showcased at the Kartavya Path

republic day 2024 live telecast: Republic Day Parade 2024 Highlights: India displays military might, women power and diverse cultural heritage in Republic Day parade - The Economic Times (15)

Republic Day 2024 Parade Live: The Indian navy tableau at the R-day parade

republic day 2024 live telecast: Republic Day Parade 2024 Highlights: India displays military might, women power and diverse cultural heritage in Republic Day parade - The Economic Times (16)

Republic Day Parade 2024 Live: Women Armed forces medical services contingent at R-Day parade for first time

republic day 2024 live telecast: Republic Day Parade 2024 Highlights: India displays military might, women power and diverse cultural heritage in Republic Day parade - The Economic Times (17)

Republic Day Parade 2024 Live: Visuals of combined band performing at the Kartavya path

republic day 2024 live telecast: Republic Day Parade 2024 Highlights: India displays military might, women power and diverse cultural heritage in Republic Day parade - The Economic Times (18)

Republic Day Parade 2024 Live: Kumaon regiment at Kartavya path

republic day 2024 live telecast: Republic Day Parade 2024 Highlights: India displays military might, women power and diverse cultural heritage in Republic Day parade - The Economic Times (19)

Republic Day Parade 2024 Live: Rajputana Rifles marching contingent led by Lieutenant Sanyam Chaudhary of 20th Battalion

— ANI (@ANI)

Republic Day Parade 2024 Live: Watch - the all Tri-Services women soldiers contingent marching on Kartavya Path for first time

— ANI (@ANI)

Republic Day Parade 2024 Live: Watch the march of Madras regiment

— ANI (@ANI)

Republic Day Parade 2024 Live: The Grenadiers

republic day 2024 live telecast: Republic Day Parade 2024 Highlights: India displays military might, women power and diverse cultural heritage in Republic Day parade - The Economic Times (20)

Republic Day Parade 2024 Live: Madras regiment

republic day 2024 live telecast: Republic Day Parade 2024 Highlights: India displays military might, women power and diverse cultural heritage in Republic Day parade - The Economic Times (21)

Republic Day Parade 2024 Live: Watch the Mobile Drone Jammer System led by Lt Col Ankita Chauhan

— ANI (@ANI)

Republic Day Parade 2024 Live: After mechanised coloumn, it is time for marching forces

Republic Day Parade 2024 Live: Multi-Function radar

republic day 2024 live telecast: Republic Day Parade 2024 Highlights: India displays military might, women power and diverse cultural heritage in Republic Day parade - The Economic Times (22)

Republic Day Parade 2024 Live: Defence forces display advance radio frequency monitoring system at R-Day

republic day 2024 live telecast: Republic Day Parade 2024 Highlights: India displays military might, women power and diverse cultural heritage in Republic Day parade - The Economic Times (23)

Republic Day Parade 2024 Live: Indian Army's Drone jammar system showcased

Drone Jammer System of Indian Army is used to detect and track drones and UAS (Unmanned Aircraft System) signals (downlink), as well as ground control signals (GDT, Uplink) and to jam drone activities. The regiment was led by Lieutenant colonel Ankita Chauhan. The electro-optical sub-system serves to identify, track and verify the target. Besides detection and tracking of drones, The DJ System can neutralize hostile drone activitiesusing Directional high-power smart jamming of drone UAS control uplink signals. The DJ system is installed on two high mobility standard 2.5-ton vehicles.The DJ system is equipped with electro-optical subsystem and RF sensors to scan the radio frequencies.

republic day 2024 live telecast: Republic Day Parade 2024 Highlights: India displays military might, women power and diverse cultural heritage in Republic Day parade - The Economic Times (24)

Read more on

republic day 2024 live telecast

republic day 2024 live blog

republic day 2024 rajpath parade

republic day 2024 cultural performances

26 january celebrations

republic day 2024 live streaming

republic day 2024 national holiday

republic day 2024 live telecast: Republic Day Parade 2024 Highlights: India displays military might, women power and diverse cultural heritage in Republic Day parade - The Economic Times (2024)
Top Articles
Latest Posts
Article information

Author: Arielle Torp

Last Updated:

Views: 6383

Rating: 4 / 5 (41 voted)

Reviews: 80% of readers found this page helpful

Author information

Name: Arielle Torp

Birthday: 1997-09-20

Address: 87313 Erdman Vista, North Dustinborough, WA 37563

Phone: +97216742823598

Job: Central Technology Officer

Hobby: Taekwondo, Macrame, Foreign language learning, Kite flying, Cooking, Skiing, Computer programming

Introduction: My name is Arielle Torp, I am a comfortable, kind, zealous, lovely, jolly, colorful, adventurous person who loves writing and wants to share my knowledge and understanding with you.