He arrived at the National War Memorial in Delhi before the Republic Day parade began. He was seen pairing the turban with a white kurta, black coat and white pants, along with a white stole around the neck.
The Republic Day celebrations commenced with the homage ceremony at the National War Memorial where he paid floral tributes to fallen heroes by laying a wreath.
Later, PM Modi and other dignitaries headed to the saluting dais at Rajpath to witness the Republic Day parade.
Last year, the Prime Minister had sported a traditional Uttarakhand cap, embellished with a Brahmakamal-inspired brooch. Brahma Kamal is the state flower of Uttarakhand that the PM uses whenever he visits Kedarnath for pooja.