The President of India has been enthusiastically sharing photos of the preparation for the 67th Republic Day on his Twitter account.
Here are some of the behind-the-scene images you would rarely get to see.
The President's Bodyguard on the grounds of the Rashtrapati Bhavan. It's the oldest surviving mounted unit and the senior-most regiment of the Indian Army. It was raised in September 1773.
The President's Bodyguard arriving at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
A crane being used to string up lights on the 145-ft high Jaipur Column.
Air Force planes fly past the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Another flypast seen behind the Jaipur Column.
A tank being inspected by its crew before rehearsals.
A marching contingent's parade practice is in full swing.
The dog squad on the day of the full-dress rehearsal at Rajpath.
The Jaipur Column lit up at night.
And so are South Block and North Block.
Rashtrapati Bhavan gets illuminated too.