India preps for Republic day parade

Full dress rehearsal of the Republic Day Parade was held at Rajpath in Delhi on Tuesday morning

Republic day parade rehearsal

Full dress rehearsal of the Republic Day Parade was held at Rajpath in Delhi on Tuesday morning.

The rehearsal began at 9:50 am from Vijay Chowk and proceeded to Red Fort. Offices around Rajpath were closed till 1 pm today.

Slight drizzle during the rehearsal

There was slight drizzle during the rehearsal however, it didn't seem to stop the enthusiasm of the spectators.

A traffic advisory was also issued by the Delhi police

No traffic was allowed until the parade was over around Rajpath.

However, Metro rail services were available for the commuters' at all metro stations during.

Tableau of various states

The main attraction of the parade were tableaus of different states of India.

Daredevil women of BSF

This year's parade will see over 700 students performing at the event. For the first time, 113 women from the Border Security Force will perform bike stunts on motorcycles.