Among others, contingents of Border Security Force (BSF), Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), Indian Coast Guard, Indian Army, Indian Air Force, Indian Navy and Delhi Police were seen marching on the ceremonial boulevard on Tuesday.
The rehearsal began at 9:50 a.m. from Vijay Chowk and the parade will end at Red Fort.
In line with this, a number of restrictions and traffic diversions have been put in place, especially around the India gate.
All the offices in the surrounding area of Rajpath will remain closed till 1 p.m. today.
However Metro services will remain available for the commuters at all metro stations during the full dress rehearsal parade; but, boarding and de-boarding at Central Secretariat, Udyog Bhawan, Lok Kalyan Marg and Patel Chowk will not be permitted till 12 noon today. (ANI)