Republic Day parade held at Rajpath, New Delhi in front of the President of India every year on 26th January, is the largest and most important of the parades in India. It is the main attraction of India\u2019s Republic Day celebrations, which showcases India\u2019s defence capability and it\u2019s cultural and social heritage. Every year Republic Day parade is held in the national capital from the President\u2019s residence, along the Rajpath, past India Gate to mark the importance of the Republic Day.\n\n\n\nPrior to the commencement of the parade, the Prime Minister lays a floral wreath at the Amar Jawan Jyoti, a memorial to the fallen soldiers at the India Gate, which is followed by two minutes silence in the memory of the fallen soldiers. This act is done in the reminder of the sacrifices of the martyr who gave their lives for the country. The President then unfurls the National flag, as the National Anthem is played. Then important awards like the Ashok Chakra and Kirti Chakra are given away by the President, before Armed Forces start their march past. The President awards the medals of bravery to the armed forces for their exceptional courage and bravery. \n\n\n\nThe\nPresident of India who is the Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Armed Forces\ntakes the salute of the Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force who march\npast along the Rajpath. One of the uniqueness of the parade is the camel\nmounted Border Security Force band, which is the only camel mounted military\nforce in the world. The best NCC candidates, selected from all parts of the\ncountry, are given a opportunity to participate in the parade. They spend many\ndays preparing for the parade. The Republic Day parade is broadcasted nation wise\non televisions and radios which the\nwhole country watch with a sense of pride.