Photo feature: India prepares for Republic Day 2022

In New Delhi on historic Rajpath, which descends from the Presidential Palace on Raisina hills to iconic India Gate a war memorial to 90,000 soldiers of the British Indian Army who died in between 1914-1921 in the First World War, will see the display of India's military prowess on Republic Day

Photo feature: India prepares for Republic Day 2022
Akash, a medium-range mobile Surface-to-air-missile (SAM) system developed by the Defence Research and Developmental Organization (DRDO). It can target aircraft up to 100 km (62 mi) away, at altitudes up to 18,000 m. It has the capability to neutralize aerial targets like fighter jets, cruise missiles and air-to-surface missiles as well as Ballistic Missiles It is in operational service with the Indian Army and the Indian Airforce. Photographs and Video by Rajeev Bhatt.

The Delhi Republic Day parade is the largest and most important of India's Republic Day celebrations. Every year on Jan. 26, the parade takes place on Rajpath in New Delhi. It is the major attraction of India's three-day Republic Day celebrations. The first parade took place in 1950, and it has taken place every year thereafter.

The parade marches down the Rajpath from the Rashtrapati Bhawan to India Gate and then to the Red Fort. It begins with the President of India raising the national flag. This is followed by marching bands from various Army, Navy, and Air Force regiments. Tableaus representing the cultures of many states are shown. The parade comes to an end with a beating retreat ceremony.

Camel mounted Medium Machine Gun 7.62 mm which can fire (adjustable) 600 to 1000 rounds /minute with effective range of 1800 mts. 

India is all geared up to celebrate its  73rd Republic Day celebration this year. Republic Day marks an important event in India's history. 26th January function in New Delhi will be attended by President Ramnath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and foreign dignitaries. There will be a display of its armed and paramilitary forces marching contingents with bands on the historic Rajpath.

Naval and CRPF band contingent marching on Rajpath during rehearsal of 73rd Republic Day Parade in New Delhi . Video by: Rajeev Bhatt

Regarding the Republic Day Celebrations 2022, there will be a full dress parade rehearsal on Jan. 23, 2022, which will start at 9.50 AM on Jan. 23 from Vijay Chowk and proceed to National Stadium.