Preparing for India's Republic Day

Assam's Veerangana commandos rehearsing yesterday for India's Republic Day parade in Guwahati, India. Republic Day celebrates the day the country's Constitution went into force on Jan 26, 1950, completing India's transition towards becoming an indepe
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Assam's Veerangana commandos rehearsing yesterday for India's Republic Day parade in Guwahati, India. Republic Day celebrates the day the country's Constitution went into force on Jan 26, 1950, completing India's transition towards becoming an independent republic. Representatives of the Indian army, navy and air force and traditional dance troupes take part in the parade.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 24, 2017, with the headline 'Preparing for India's Republic Day'. Print Edition | Subscribe