Independence Day is a festival of freedom for the countrymen. Today marks the beginning of the 75th year of India’s Independence and has a special significance as the entire nation is celebrating ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’. This was made possible by generations of struggle of freedom fighters, some known, and many unknown, who made great sacrifices for the country. Today, people are breathing under fresh skies because of the heroic deeds of the freedom fighters. Here is a sneak peek into the I-Day celebrations across the country.
Last updated: 15 August 2021, 01:24 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi hoists the Tricolour at the historic Red Fort, during the 75th Independence Day function in New Delhi.
PM Modi while inspecting the guard of honour at the Red Fort in New Delhi today.
An MI-17 chopper showers flower petals during the 75th Independence Day celebrations at the historic Red Fort in New Delhi.
Gurukul students in Surat hold Tricolours on the occasion of 75th Independence Day.
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik hoists Tricolor at the state-level Independence Day celebrations at Exhibition Ground in Bhubaneswar.
Odisha Police band during I-Day parade at the Exhibition Ground in Bhubaneswar.
Girls in Amritsar celebrate with their faces and hands painted in tricolour and pose for photographs on Independence Day.
Swaminarayan temple in Ahmedabad decorated with Indian national flag. Also, a formation of the India map has been made on the occasion of 75th Independence Day.
JAI HIND. A girl paints her face and hands with tricolour for I-Day celebrations in Amritsar.