Changing of the Guard Ceremony - Rashtrapati Bhavan - in Pics

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CHANGING OF THE GUARD CEREMONY -Rashtrapati Bhavan INDIA(Presidential Palace) in PICS

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The Changing of the Guards ceremony takes place every morning, but on Saturday mornings a larger traditional ceremony is held. At 0615, amid the sounds of martial music, the marching of footsteps and beating of hoofs arising from within the complex, the new Guard detachment comprising a contingent of an Indian Army Regiment (in this case, Assam Rifles), Rajputana Rifles and the mounted troops of The President's Bodyguard, accompanied by the regimental brass band, emerges on to Rajpath, marching to the strains of "Vijay Bharat," while the Old Guard marches off to "Sare Jahan Se Achha" The two Guards meet and compliments are paid by the New Guard, who assumes charge. The Old Guard marches off along with the band playing "Amar Jawan


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The regimental pendants of 6 Assam Rifles and PBG
 

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The marching out of the New Guard

 

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The marching out of the New Guard

 

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The incoming guard first salutes the outgoing guard in front of the Magnificent Rashtrapati Bhavan

 

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