Answer: The beating retreat ceremony takes place in the evening of 29 January.
The ceremony is organised by Section D of the Ministry of Defence. The bands of the three wings of the military which are the Indian Army, Indian Navy, and Indian Air Force participate in it. The Beating Retreat Ceremony takes place at Raisina Hills. This ceremony was started in 1955 and Brigadier Bewoor and Major Roberts of the Ceremonial and Welfare Directorate of the Indian Army conceived the first Beating Retreat in India.
On which date is the Beating Retreat Ceremony held?
The Beating Retreat Ceremony is held on 29 January to mark the end of the Republic Day festivities. The head of the state that is the President of India is the chief guest at this ceremony.