People defy chilling cold and fog to witness Republic Day parade at Rajpath. India displays its military might in the presence of French President Francois Hollande without the most respected and awarded Sikh regiment. The float from the state of Punjab was also missing from the parade and not one Sikh led any of the contingents in the Parade. The Sikhs were severely absent from the biggest national event of the country.

Here is a look at 5 Historical floats Representing Punjab at the Indian Republic Day parade


A float from the Indian state of Punjab takes part in India’s 59th Republic Day parade.


A float carrying a tableau from Punjab state is displayed during the final full dress rehearsal for India’s upcoming 59th Republic Day parade in New Delhi


Unknown Year


Float from the 61st Republic Day Parade


Float from January 26, 1958


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