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Republic Day observed in India

Looking at our photo database, photos are continuing to stream in from today's Republic Day parade in India. Republic Day marks the anniversary of India's adoption of a democratic constitution.

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Dancers perform during the Republic Day celebrations in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh Jan. 26, 2011. India celebrated its 62nd Republic Day on Wednesday.

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Indian paramilitary soldiers march past at the Republic Day parade in the backdrop of the Presidential Palace in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Jan. 26.

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A Kashmiri performer looks on during a Republic Day parade held at Bakshi Stadium in Srinagar, Jan. 26. India celebrated its 62nd Republic Day under heavy security, with tensions running high in Kashmir over efforts by Hindu nationalists to hold a rally in the troubled region's state capital.

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Indian soldiers march down Rajpath during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi, Jan. 26. India celebrated its 62nd Republic Day under heavy security, with tensions running high in Kashmir over efforts by Hindu nationalists to hold a rally in the troubled region's state capital. Security was especially tight in New Delhi where large sections of the capital were sealed off for the annual parade of military hardware.

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Indian students wave tri-colored strips, representing the colors of the Indian national flag as they perform during India's Republic Day celebrations in the northern Indian city of Amritsar, Jan. 26.

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Indian army soldiers of Sikh Light Infantry Regiment march during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Jan. 26.