New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday greeted the people on the occasion of India's 72nd Independence Day.
"Independence Day greetings to the people of India. Jai Hind!" Modi said in a tweet.
Independence Day greetings to the people of India. Jai Hind! #IndependenceDayIndia
स्वतंत्रता दिवस के शुभ अवसर पर सभी देशवासियों को शुभकामनाएं! जय हिंद!
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 15, 2018
PM Modi earlier reached Raj Ghat and paid floral tribute to the 'Father of the Nation' Mahatma Gandhi.
PM Modi later reached Red Fort and unfurl the national flag at the Red Fort to mark the Independence Day.
This was his fifth speech at the 17th-century monument since he became the Prime Minister.
During his Independence Day speech, PM Modi spoke on a wide range of issues and announced major sops.