In high spirits for India's Republic Day

Central Industrial Security Force members dancing as they waited to participate in a full-dress rehearsal for the upcoming Republic Day parade in Kolkata yesterday. French soldiers will march down Rajpath in New Delhi along with Indian troops in the
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Central Industrial Security Force members dancing as they waited to participate in a full-dress rehearsal for the upcoming Republic Day parade in Kolkata yesterday. French soldiers will march down Rajpath in New Delhi along with Indian troops in the presence of French President Francois Hollande, who is the chief guest for India's 67th Republic Day tomorrow.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 25, 2016, with the headline 'In high spirits for India's Republic Day'. Print Edition | Subscribe