Image of Asia: Rehearsing for India's Republic Day parade

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Posted: Jan 23, 2015 7:42 AM
Image of Asia: Rehearsing for India's Republic Day parade

In this photo by Saurabh Das, Indian soldiers march down Rajpath, a ceremonial boulevard, during rehearsal ahead of next week's Republic Day parade.

President Barack Obama will be the main guest during this year's parade, which will be held in New Delhi on Monday.

Obama's was invited on Twitter by Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi.

The White House says Obama is the first U.S. president to attend Republic Day, which commemorates the adoption of India's constitution.