January 30, 2016 18:20 IST

Beating Retreat ceremony brings Republic Day celebrations to a close

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The ceremony symbolises retreat after a day on the battlefield, and marks the official end of the Indian Republic Day celebrations. Credit: Reuters
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The ceremony symbolises retreat after a day on the battlefield, and marks the official end of the Indian Republic Day celebrations. Credit: Reuters
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The ceremony symbolises retreat after a day on the battlefield, and marks the official end of the Indian Republic Day celebrations. Credit: Reuters
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The ceremony symbolises retreat after a day on the battlefield, and marks the official end of the Indian Republic Day celebrations. Credit: Reuters
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The ceremony symbolises retreat after a day on the battlefield, and marks the official end of the Indian Republic Day celebrations. Credit: Reuters