The Northeast people participated the 69th Republic Day celebration with the Hindustan Times, “City Republic Day Special Editorial Shoot” in New Delhi on the theme “We, the people of India”
Delhi Unversity student Yanu Debom in a Shinka (in cotton) dress topped with a Khadi coat called Kyanchen
Artist Shyamalima Kakati in muga silk mekhela chador with traditional jewellery — the dugdugi set, decorated with gemstones and minakari work.
Lawyer Karma Yangchen Bhutia and husband Cheawing Dorjee Bhutia in the tribal garb of the Bhutia community. The Bakhu is worn both by men and women, a full-sleeved blouse (honju) is worn by women, and the striped clothing, Pangden is worn by married women.
Dhanishtha Saikia, a school student in traditional Risa and Rikutu with elaborate coin necklace made from bronze and silver.