It's that time of the year again, when the National Capital is decked like a bride. The city has been brought under ground-to-air security cover with thousands of armed personnel keeping a tight vigil for the Republic Day celebrations.

For millions of Indians, this grand Republic day parade at Rajpath stands for national pride. Here are some wonderful glimpses of the full dress rehearsals of the event that will fill your heart with pride and joy :

Source: b"IAF's contingent march past during the full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day parade, at Rajpath in New Delhi on Monday.\xc2\xa0"
Source: b'Military Police daredevils (Shwet Ashwa) display their skills on motorcycles during the full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day parade, at Rajpath in New Delhi on Monday.'
Source: b"\xc2\xa0Indian army's mechanised columns during the full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day parade, at Rajpath in New Delhi on Monday."
Source: b'NSG commandoes during the full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day parade, at Rajpath in New Delhi on Monday.'
Source: b"Indian army's mechanised columns during the full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day parade, at Rajpath in New Delhi on Monday.\xc2\xa0"
Source: b"Indian army's mechanised columns during the full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day parade, at Rajpath in New Delhi on Monday."
Source: b'Military Police daredevils (Shwet Ashwa) display their skills on motorcycles during the full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day parade, at Rajpath in New Delhi on Monday.'
Source: b'\xc2\xa0A display of AKASH missile system during the full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day parade, at Rajpath in New Delhi on Monday.'
Source: b'UAE contingent march past during the full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day parade, at Rajpath in New Delhi on Monday.'
Source: b'School children perfrom during the full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day parade, at Rajpath in New Delhi on Monday.'
Source: b'School children perform during the full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day parade, at Rajpath in New Delhi on Monday.'
Source: b'The tableau of Goa passes through the Rajpath during the full dress rehearsal of the Republic Day parade, in New Delhi on Monday.'
Source: b'\xc2\xa0UAE contingent march past during the full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day parade, at Rajpath in New Delhi on Monday.'
Source: b"Indian Air Force's Tejas planes flying past for the first time during a full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi on Monday.\xc2\xa0"

(All images sourced from PTI)