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 Sunday, 26 January, 2003, 15:05 GMT
In pictures: India's Republic Day
Security was tight in India on Sunday, as the country celebrated its 54th Republic Day amid fears of attacks by Kashmiri rebels.

Security force personnel stand guard while school children march during Republic Day celebrations in Calcutta
Tens of thousands of soldiers and police were deployed, to protect parades across the country

Float from Goa
Performers from Goa celebrated their coastal state in style on the streets of Delhi

Parade in Delhi
Army tanks moved down Delhi's Raj Path, with the presidential complex as a backdrop

Brahmos missiles
Among the hardware on display was the Brahmos cruise missile, which can reach Pakistan

Indian President Abdul Kalam (right) salutes while Mohammad Khatami (centre) and Indian Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee look on
Iranian President Mohammad Khatami - the guest of honour - received a 21-gun salute

Delhi Police march with rifles (left) and the Indian Army Camel Brigade (right)
Parading police and soldiers also put on a colourful display in the capital
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