Photo Gallery: India celebrates 73rd Independence Day

Zee Media Bureau | Aug 16, 2019, 20:53 PM IST

India on Thursday celebrated its 73rd Independence Day. Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation from the Red Fort in New Delhi for the sixth consecutive year. People across the length and breadth of the country soaked in the colours of the Tiranga to celebrate the most significant day in Indian history. Massive security arrangements were put into place across New Delhi to ensure that celebrations took place smoothly.

Here, PM Modi is seen inspecting the Guard of Honour at the Red Fort. 

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PM Modi began his address by conveying Independence Day greetings and also wished the people of the country on Raksha Bandhan.

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Seen in this photo are Jawans who gathered at the Red Fort on Independence Day. 

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Women take photos front of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus heritage building decorated with Tricolour lights on the eve of Independence Day celebration in Mumbai.

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Attari: A view of illuminated Attari-Wagah border on the eve of Independence Day as seen from the Indian side in Attari near Amritsar.

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New Delhi: A view of Parliament House, illuminated on the eve of Independence Day, in New Delhi.

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West Bengal: The tallest building in India, 'The 42', illuminated on Independence Day.

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Tamil Nadu: A vegetable carving artist in Coimbatore, Santosh, has carved faces of Mahatma Gandhi, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Bhagat Singh, Jawaharlal Nehru, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose & Sarojini Naidu on watermelon, to celebrate 73rd Independence Day.

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Uttarakhand: 'Shivalinga' at Chandreshwar Mahadev Temple in Rishikesh has been decorated in the colours of the Tricolour.

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