Patriotism grips India as country marks its 70th anniversary of Independence Day
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation from Red Fort. He remembered the contributions of martyrs who laid down their lives for the country. (Photo: PIB)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation from Red Fort. He remembered the contributions of martyrs who laid down their lives for the country. (Photo: PIB)
Dressed in off-white kurta and crimson turban, Modi first paid tributes to the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat on Tuesday morning before heading to the Red Fort where he unfurled the tricolour.  (Photo: PIB)
Dressed in off-white kurta and crimson turban, Modi first paid tributes to the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat on Tuesday morning before heading to the Red Fort where he unfurled the tricolour. (Photo: PIB)
Narendra Modi had invited constructive ideas from citizens to address this Independence Day and has received at least 8,000. (Photo: PIB)
Narendra Modi had invited constructive ideas from citizens to address this Independence Day and has received at least 8,000. (Photo: PIB)
This is Prime Minister Narendra Modi's fourth Independence Day address. (Photo: PIB)
This is Prime Minister Narendra Modi's fourth Independence Day address. (Photo: PIB)
In his Independence Day speech, Modi said 'those who have contributed and sacrificed for us all to see a free India, I salute you all.' (Photo: PIB)
In his Independence Day speech, Modi said 'those who have contributed and sacrificed for us all to see a free India, I salute you all.' (Photo: PIB)
Everybody is equal in our nation, no one big or small. We together can bring a positive change in the nation, Modi said during his speech. (Photo: PIB)
Everybody is equal in our nation, no one big or small. We together can bring a positive change in the nation, Modi said during his speech. (Photo: PIB)
Security had tightened across the country to ensure a seamless feat of celebration for its countrymen. (Photo: PIB)
Security had tightened across the country to ensure a seamless feat of celebration for its countrymen. (Photo: PIB)
After addressing the nation from the ramparts of Red Fort in New Delhi on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with the school children. (Photo: PIB)
After addressing the nation from the ramparts of Red Fort in New Delhi on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with the school children. (Photo: PIB)
A large image of Mahatma Gandhi is shown on a highrise building, on the eve of Independence Day in New Delhi on Monday. (Photo: PTI)
A large image of Mahatma Gandhi is shown on a highrise building, on the eve of Independence Day in New Delhi on Monday. (Photo: PTI)
A young boy runs with a national flag as a flock of pigeons is seen at the front, on the eve of Independence Day celebrations at Marina beach in Chennai on Monday. (Photo: PTI)
A young boy runs with a national flag as a flock of pigeons is seen at the front, on the eve of Independence Day celebrations at Marina beach in Chennai on Monday. (Photo: PTI)
Taj Mahal hotel building illuminated in Indian tricolor ahead of the Independence Day, in Mumbai on Sunday. (Photo: PTI)
Taj Mahal hotel building illuminated in Indian tricolor ahead of the Independence Day, in Mumbai on Sunday. (Photo: PTI)
A woman holds national flag while taking a dip in river Narmada, ahead of Independence Day, at Gilhari ghat in Jabalpur on Monday. (Photo: PTI)
A woman holds national flag while taking a dip in river Narmada, ahead of Independence Day, at Gilhari ghat in Jabalpur on Monday. (Photo: PTI)
An Indian boy gestures as he sells Indian flag at a roadside on the eve of Independence Day in Mumbai, India, Monday. (Photo: PTI)
An Indian boy gestures as he sells Indian flag at a roadside on the eve of Independence Day in Mumbai, India, Monday. (Photo: PTI)
Boys wave a Tricolour ahead of the India's Independence Day, at the Marina beach in Chennai on Sunday. (Photo: PTI)
Boys wave a Tricolour ahead of the India's Independence Day, at the Marina beach in Chennai on Sunday. (Photo: PTI)