Republic Day parade: Watch India celebrate its colourful culture and military might

In the 68th Republic Day parade, the Rajpath at the nation's capital New Delhi was rainy but alive with Indian scenes

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The parade showcases tableaux from different Indian states. Source: Deepika Soni. (Others)

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Homage is paid to a range of Indian trade workers. Source: Deepika Soni. (Others)

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India's modern aspirations are on full display. Source: Deepika Soni. (Others)

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A float presents the northern, mountainous regions of India. Source: Deepika Soni. (Others)

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The crowd appreciates a cross-section of India. Source: Deepika Soni. (Others)

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Army helicopters fly through. Source: Deepika Soni. (Others)

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Soldiers march pass the spectators. Source: Deepika Soni. (Others)

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A camel procession passes through the crowd. Source: Deepika Soni (Others)

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The Indian Army's heavy artillery is showcased. Source: Deepika Soni. (Others)

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Camouflaged army tanks roll along. Source: Deepika Soni. (Others)

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Indian Army helicopters fly over, waving flags. Source: Deepika Soni. (Others)

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Some of India's top army forces march on an 'aircraft intervention vehicle'. Source: Deepika Soni. (Others)