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Camels and stuntmen wow crowds at India’s Republic Day

India’s Border Security Force’s Daredevils stunt team during the Republic Day parade

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Motorbike stunt riders and herds of camels wowed the crowds gathered in New Delhi on Thursday (26) to celebrate Republic Day, an annual showcase of India’s military hardware and cultural diversity. After the US and French presidents attended the last two events, the crown prince of Abu Dhabi, Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, was this year’s chief guest as everyone from bagpipe-playing troops to schoolchildren paraded along the landmark Rajpath boulevard. The day marks the adoption of the country’s constitution on January 26, 1950, following independence from Britain in 1947. The nearly 100-minute parade displayed India’s latest weaponry, including missiles…

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