In pictures: Republic Day parade rehearsal at Marine Drive, Mumbai

The state government has decided to hold the Republic Day parade at Marine Drive this year. The armed forces will showcase their talent and treasure of the arsenal while participating along with the Indian Coast Guard. The Indian Navy will be represented by two armed marching contingents comprising 77 personnel followed by the Naval Band. The Indian Air Force Chetak helicopter will also participate in the ceremony and fly past during the unfurling of the national flag.