Troops march down Rajpath with masks
January 26, 2021  10:25
The marching contingent Garhwal Rifles is led by Captain Rajpoot Saurabh Singh of 17th Battalion
The marching contingent Garhwal Rifles is led by Captain Rajpoot Saurabh Singh of 17th Battalion
The Republic Day parade is underway and the marching contingents begin with one of the oldest & most decorated -- the Jat Regiment. 

The war cry of the regiment is Jat Balwan Jai Bhagwan.

It was this regiment known as Bengal Native Infantry which in the 19th century brought back the gates of Somnath temple to India from Afghanistan.

Image: The marching contingent Garhwal Rifles is led by Captain Rajpoot Saurabh Singh of 17th Battalion
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