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Republic Day - Rajpath and Camel Patrol

                                                                                                                                      

Keywords from the video:   President's Bodyguard, Rajpath, Camel Patrol of the Border Security Force, India's National Flag, NCC - National Cadet Corps, National Bravery Awards, Jai Hind, Beating of the Retreat, the first Republic Day

RajpathRaj Path - literally King's Way

The literal meaning is King’s Way.  This is the broad boulevard that runs from Rashtrapati Bhavan east to India Gate and beyond.  The Republic Day parade goes along Rajpath.

 

Camel Patrol of the Border Security Patrol

The Border Security Force was created in 1965.  Its main role is to protect the borders of India.  The picture in the slide show is of the Camel Patrol in their ceremonial uniforms and decorations for the camels.

 

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Last reviewed December 2010

 

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