Photos: Security forces rehearse for Republic Day parade in Delhi

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The ‘black cat’ commandos of the elite counter-terror force NSG , for the first time in the history of Republic Day celebrations, will reportedly march down Rajpath in full armed gear.
New Delhi: India will commemorate its 68th Republic Day on Thursday, January 26, marking the date on which the Indian constitution came into force in 1950, three years after independence.

To carry out a jaw-dropping display, security forces have started rehearsal in full swing early morning at Rajpath in national capital, New Delhi amid moderate fog, braving the chilly wind.

Delhi’s Republic Day parade, the largest parade among parades in different parts of the country, takes place every year on January 26 at Rajpath in New Delhi. The parade showcases India’s Defence Capability, Cultural and Social Heritage.

The ‘black cat’ commandos of the elite counter-terror force NSG , for the first time in the history of Republic Day celebrations, will  march down Rajpath in full armed gear during the upcoming celebration.

Black cat commandos of the elite counter-terror force NSG during rehearsal, with full armed gears.

An NSG commando on security vigil at Rajpath during the rehearsal for Republic Day parade.

NSG commandos warm up during an exercise session at Rajpath in New Delhi.

Police personnel ride horses during rehearsal of Republic Day parade at Rajpath, New Delhi.

Indian Navy personnel march in formation down the ceremonial boulevard Rajpath during the rehearsal of Republic Day parade.

Indian Navy personnel marching during the rehearsal 68th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi on Monday.

An Indian Navy personnel shouts commands to his colleagues during rehearsal of Republic Day parade.