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Last Updated : Jan 29, 2019 06:58 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

In Pics | President Kovind, PM Modi attend Beating Retreat ceremony

Of the 27 tunes played by the bands this year, 19 were composed by Indian musicians

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The Beating Retreat ceremony is held on January 29 every year to culminate the four-day long Republic Day celebrations. (Image: PIB, Twitter)
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The Beating Retreat ceremony is held on January 29 every year to culminate the four-day long Republic Day celebrations. (Image: PIB, Twitter)

The ceremony includes performances by bands of three military wings, viz. Air Force, The Indian Army and, the Indian Navy. (Image: PIB, Twitter)
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The ceremony includes performances by bands of three military wings, viz. the Indian Air Force, the Indian Army and the Indian Navy. (Image: PIB, Twitter)

The ceremony is attended by the Prime Minister of India, the President and other high-level government dignitaries. (Image: PIB, Twitter)
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The ceremony is attended by the President, the Prime Minister and other high-level government dignitaries. (Image: PIB, Twitter)

Of the 27 tunes played by the bands this year, 19 were composed by Indian musicians. (Image: AIR, Twitter)
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Of the 27 tunes played by the bands this year, 19 were composed by Indian musicians. (Image: AIR, Twitter)

This year will see the participation of 15 bands each from Military and Pipes and drums from regimental and battalion centres. (Image: DD Nation, Twitter)
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This year also saw participation of 15 bands each from Military and Pipes and drums from regimental and battalion centres. (Image: DD Nation, Twitter)

A Raj Bhavan lit in national colors is one of the many highlights of the ceremony. (Image: DD National, Twitter)
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The Raj Bhavan lit in national colors is one of the main highlights of the ceremony. (Image: DD National, Twitter)

First Published on Jan 29, 2019 06:58 pm
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