New Delhi, Jan 26 (PTI) The Delhi Police's women pipe band participated in the Republic Day parade for the first time on Thursday.
They were part of the Delhi Police band led by Inspector Rajender Singh that marched on the Kartavya Path.
They played the "Delhi Police Song".
Assistant Commissioner of Police and IPS officer Shweta K Sugathan led the Delhi Police marching contingent at the parade this year.
The Delhi Police marching contingent comprised one gazetted officer, three sub-inspectors, 44 head constables and 100 constables, all smartly clad in red safa.
All the members of the contingent were more than six feet tall.
The Delhi Police's marching contingent has a unique distinction of participating in every Republic Day parade ever since India became a republic on January 26, 1950.
It has been adjudged the best marching contingent of the Republic Day parade 15 times. Its motto is "Shanti, Seva aur Nyaya'', meaning "Peace, Service and Justice".
It also won the best marching contingent in 2021. PTI NIT SMN