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Old 01-29-2015, 05:37 PM
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Introduction to Beating the Retreat Ceremony:

The Beating the Retreat Ceremony is held in the capital city of Delhi in India. The Republic Day celebrations in Delhi initiate with a multihued parade on the 26th of January along the Rajpath. The parade comes to a close with the ‘Beating the Retreat Ceremony’, which happens on the 29th of January. The location of the Beating the Retreat Ceremony in Delhi is at Vijay Chowk or the victory square, with the stately Rashtrapati Bhawan at the background.

Description of Beating the Retreat Ceremony:

The Festival of Beating the Retreat Ceremony in Delhi is observed keeping in mind the age old tradition, according to which, soldiers called a close down to the war at sunset. This call was the sound of the bugles vibrated across the battlefield calling a halt to the fighting.

The Beating the Retreat Ceremony in Delhi officially marks the finale of the Republic day celebrations. The ceremony starts with definite units of the armed forces performing lively executions. During the Delhi Beating the Retreat Ceremony, after the live performances, a hymn is played by the bands collectively called ‘Abide with me’. On the day of the Beating the Retreat Ceremony in Delhi, at 6 o’clock in the evening the bugles call the retreat sound and the National flag is lowered and the National anthem is sung in musical harmony. The silhouetted riders move away from the background which sets the conclusion of the Republic Day celebrations.

Time of Celebration of Beating the Retreat Ceremony:

The Beating the Retreat Ceremony of Delhi takes place on the 29th of January. This ceremony is conducted after 3 days of the beginning of the Republic day celebrations, on 26th January. The Delhi Beating the Retreat Ceremony brings a close to the Republic Day celebrations.

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Old 01-29-2015, 05:42 PM
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The ceremonies generally involve the marching of a band, the firing of cannon and other decorative presentations.
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Old 01-29-2015, 05:53 PM
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This ceremony held on the 29th of January every year, marks the formal end of the Republic Day celebrations. The ceremony opens with a parade by selected contingents of the armed forces set to scintillating performances by the various armed forces bands.
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It is conducted on the evening , the third day after the Republic Day. It is performed by the bands of the three wings of the military, the Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force.
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