12:03 pm: Republic Day parade comes to a close as tricolour balloons are released into the air.
11: 57 am: Huge applause for the Indian Nay's P-81 as it flies above Rajpath
11: 51 am: The Air-Force Flypast now begins. MI-35 helicopters fly past saluting dais at 240 kmph
11:49 am: Border Security Force's motorcycle display 'Janbaz' gets a huge round of applause! This is one of the major attractions of the parade every year.
11: 40 am: Students from a Saket school present a dance on India's Mars Orbiter Mission Mangalyaan
11:35 am: Prime Minister Modi's Swachh Bharat campaign shown as a dance performance by students wearing blue, black and white
11:31 am: Rajpath covered in colours as dance performances start
11:29 am: 24 children, including 4 posthumously, have been presented Bravery Medals.
11:20 am: A 'Make in India' tableau shows a mechanised lion in a smart city.
11:18 am: Gujarat tableau pays tribute to Sardar Patel.
11:15 am: The Maharashtra culture goes on display.
11:12 am: Sultanpur National Park's birds displayed in Haryana tableau.
11:08 am: Dancers in traditional Sikkimese dress make their way:
11:04 am: The Assam tableau goes on Rajpath.
11:03 am: This is what the Madhya Pradesh float looks like:
11:01 am: Here's what the Goa tableau looks like. Defence Minister Manohar Parikar cheers.
11: 00 am: Cultural presentations begin. Karnataka tableau showcases wooden toys.
10: 50 am: Former PM Manmohan Singh, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and BJP CM candidate Kiran Bedi among those attending the parade.
10: 45 am: The only such band in the world, the BSF camel-mounted band marches down Rajpath. More than 75 items used in the uniforms of the camel-mounted contingent of the BSF.
10:40 am: Surface-to-air missile system, weapon locating radar among DRDO equipment rolling down Rajpath.
10: 38 am: All-women Air Force Officers contingent led by Sq. Leader Sneha Shekhawat marches now.
10: 36 am: All-women Naval contingent led by Lt Cdr Priya Jayakumar marches past the dais.
10: 30 am: Combined forces band plays "Sam Bahadur" as it marches past saluting dais on Rajpath.
10: 27 am: Military bands march down Rajpath on a cold and wet morning in Delhi.
10: 25 am: All women contingents begin marching now. Read more about them here
10:25 am: Helicopters fly at 150 km/h at a height of 60 feet above Rajpath.
10: 22 am: Captain Urvashi Rana salutes President Pranab Mukherjee from T-72 tank.
10:19 am: T-90 tank rolls past saluting dais on Rajpath.
10: 17 am: Gallantry medal awardees make their way past the saluting dais on Rajpath.
10: 15 am: Republic Day Parade commanded by Lt. Gen Subroto Mitra, the General Officer Commanding of Delhi.
10: 12 am: The Republic Day parade begins.
10: 11 am: Thousands of soldiers, artistes and students to participate in the #RepublicDay parade.
10: 08 am: President Pranab Mukherjee presents Ashok Chakra to wife of Naik Neeraj Kumar Singh.
10: 04 am: Major Mukund Varadharajan's wife Indu Rebecca Varghese receives the Ashok Chakra awarded posthumously to her husband.
10: 02 am: The Indian tri-colour is unfurled as the national anthem plays in the background.
10: 00 am: President Pranab Mukherjee arrives at the saluting base.
09: 56 am: President Obama greets Vice-President Hamid Ansari.
09: 52 am: U.S President Barack Obama's cavalcade arrives at Rajpath. The crowd cheers. He is the first US president to be the chief guest at the Republic Day.
09: 49 am: President's Guard escorts Pranab Mukherjee's cavalcade down Raisina Hill.
09: 47 am: The cavalcade moves to Rajpath where President Obama will arrive for today's parade.
09: 40 am: Also present is Chief of the Army: General Dalbir Singh.
09: 36 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cavalcade arrives at the Amar Jawan Jyoti. He pays homage to soldiers, lays a wreath at the memorial.
09: 30 am: Defence Minister Mahonar Parikkar arrives at Amar Jawan Jyoti.
09: 15 am: President Pranab Mukherjee to leave from Rashtrapati Bhavan soon for Rajpath.
09: 10 am: It's a rainy day in Delhi and the flypast by the Indian Air Force may be affected if this weather continues.
08: 45 am: So what will be on display on the parade? Mosty Russian equipment.
08: 30 am: Political leaders from across the country took to social media.
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