Tableaux from different states make New Delhi a capital of colours ahead of Republic Day

Artists from Assam pose in front of their tableau for the Republic Day parade during a press preview in New Delhi on Friday. PTI

Bihu dancers from Assam pose in front of their tableau for the Republic Day parade during a press preview in New Delhi on Friday. PTI

Jammu and Kashmir artists pose in front of their tableau for the Republic Day parade during a press preview in New Delhi on Friday. PTI Photo by Kamal Kishore

Jammu and Kashmir artists pose in front of their tableau for the Republic Day parade during a press preview in New Delhi on Friday. PTI

West Bengal artists pose in front of their tableau for the Republic Day parade during a press preview in New Delhi on Friday. PTI Photo by Kamal Kishore

West Bengal artists pose in front of their tableau for the Republic Day parade during a press preview in New Delhi on Friday. PTI

Jammu and Kashmir artists dance in front of their tableau for the Republic Day parade during a press preview in New Delhi on Friday. PTI Photo by Kamal Kishore

Jammu and Kashmir artists dance in front of their tableau for the Republic Day parade during a press preview in New Delhi on Friday. PTI

Assam artists pose in front of their tableau for the Republic Day parade during a press preview in New Delhi on Friday. PTI Photo by Kamal Kishore

That's the japi which the Bihu dancers from Assam hold in their hands as they pose in front of their tableau for the Republic Day parade during a press preview in New Delhi on Friday. PTI

Jammu and Kashmir artists take selfie in front of their tableau for the Republic Day parade during a press preview in New Delhi on Friday. PTI Photo by Kamal Kishore

Selfie time for artists from Jammu and Kashmir as they click a selfie in front of their tableau for the Republic Day parade during a press preview in New Delhi on Friday. PTI