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Independence Day Celebrations - 2020

August 15, 2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at Red Fort in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind pays tribute at National War Memorial (NWM), on the occasion of 74th Independence Day in New Delhi. Also seen are, Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army Staff General M M Naravane, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh and Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal R K S Bhadauria.

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President Ram Nath Kovind lays a wreath at National War Memorial (NWM), on the occasion of 74th Independence Day in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi after addressing the nation on the occasion of 74th Independence Day from the ramparts of Red Fort, in New Delhi.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah salutes after hoisting the Tricolour on the occasion of the 74th Independence Day, at his residence in New Delhi.

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ITBP personnel celebrate the 74th Independence Day on the banks of Pangong Tso, in Ladakh.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh pays tribute at National War Memorial (NWM), on the occasion of 74th Independence Day in New Delhi. Also seen are, Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army Staff General M M Naravane, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh, Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal R K S Bhadauria and Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar.

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ITBP personnel celebrate the 74th Independence Day on the banks of Pangong Tso, in Ladakh.

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NCC cadets participate in the 74th Independence Day function at the Red Fort in New Delhi.

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Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and other dignitaries during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at Red Fort in New Delhi.

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Union Ministers and Ministers of State during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at Red Fort in New Delhi.

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Foreign delegates during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at Red Fort in New Delhi.

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A glass bar installed on an open vehicle to help the Collector and Police commissioner maintain social distancing during 74th Independence Day celebrations in Coimbatore.

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INS Sarvekshak decorated on the occasion of 74th Independence Day, in Kochi.

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Indian Navy personnel celebrate 74th Independence Day, in Kochi.

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Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh after hoisting the national flag during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, in Mohali.

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Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu after hoisting the National Flag during the Independence Day function at the Indira Gandhi Park, in Itanagar.

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Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha inspects the Guard of Honour during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at Sher-i-Kashmir Cricket Stadium, in Srinagar. The march past was not conducted due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur inspects the Guard of Honour during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, Dhalpur Maidan in Kullu.

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami inspects the Guard of Honour during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, in Chennai.

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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy inspects the parade during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at Indira Gandhi Municipal Corporation Stadium, in Vijayawada.

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ITBP personnel and COVID-19 patients celebrate the 74th Independence Day inside the 10,000 bedded capacity Sardar Patel COVID Care Centre and Hospital, Radha Soami Beas, at Chhatarpur in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves during the 74th Independence Day function at the Red Fort in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspects the Guard of Honour during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at Red Fort in New Delhi.

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CRPF jawans wearing face masks amid concerns over COVID-19 outbreak attend 74th Independence Day celebrations at the residence of Home Minister Amit Shah, in New Delhi.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal salutes after hoisting the Tricolor during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at Delhi secretariat in New Delhi.

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Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala hoists the Tricolor during the 74th Independence Day celebration, at Tau Devi Lal Stadium in Gurugram.

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Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers offer sweets to each other during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at the Attari-Wagha border, about 35 km from Amritsar.

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BSF Director General (DG) Surjeet Singh Deswal offers sweets to soldiers during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at the Attari-Wagha border, about 35 km from Amritsar.

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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy hoists the Tricolor during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, in Vijayawada.

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Muslim cleric Maulana Khalid Rashid Firangi Mahli hoists the Tricolor on the occasion of 74th Independence Day, at Eidgah in Lucknow.

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Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy hoists the Tricolor during the 74th Independence Day celebration, in Puducherry.

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Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot inspects the Guard of Honour during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur.

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Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao hoists the Tricolor during the 74th Independence Day celebration, in Hyderabad.

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BJP National President J.P. Nadda distributes sweets among CRPF jawans on the occasion of 74th Independence Day, in New Delhi.

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BJP National President JP Nadda hoists the Tricolor during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at BJP headquarters in New Delhi.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee takes salute of a marching contingent during the 74th Independence Day function at Red Road in Kolkata.

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Police personel march past during the 74th Independence Day celebrations in Kolkata.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee felicitates a COVID-19 warrior during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at Red Road in Kolkata.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addresses a gathering on the occasion of 74th Independence Day, at Delhi secretariat in New Delhi.

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Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb reviews the parade during 74 Independence Day celebrations in Agartala.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath hoists the Tricolor during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at Vidhan Bhawan in Lucknow.

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Lt Governor R K Mathur addresses during 74th Indepence Day celebrations in Leh.

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Advisor to Lieutenant Governor KK Sharma inspects the Guard of Honour during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at Mini Stadium in Jammu.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal takes salute of a marching contingent during the 74th Independence Day function at Judges Field in Guwahati.

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Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Rabri Devi with her son Tejashwi Yadav and others pays salute to the Tricolor after hoisting it during the 74th Independence Day celebrations at her official residence in Patna.

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Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren felicitates a frontline corona warrior during the 74th Independence Day celebrations at Morhabadi ground in Ranchi.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar inspects the Guard of Honour during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at Gandhi Maidan in Patna.

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Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren inspects the Guard of Honour during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at Morabadi ground in Ranchi.

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Security personnel during the 74th Independence Day parade, at Judge's Field in Guwahati.

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A view of the Red Fort from where Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation on the 74th Independence Day, in New Delhi.

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A glimpse of the 74th Independence Day function at the Red Fort, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation from ramparts of the Red Fort on the occasion of 74th Independence Day, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, center in orange and white turban, arrives at the historic Red Fort monument to deliver his speech to the nation on Independence Day in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, center, inspects a joint military guard of honor at the historic Red Fort monument on Independence Day in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, center, waves to members of the National Cadet Corps, a youth wing of Armed Forces for school and college students, dressed in the colors of the Indian national flag, as he leaves after giving speech to the nation from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort monument on Independence Day in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi along with others salutes as party leader AK Antony (unseen) hoists the Tricolor during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at AICC Headquarters in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi arrives for participating in the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at AICC Headquarters in New Delhi.

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All India Imam Organization with other religious leaders hoists the Tricolor on the occasion of 74th Independence Day, at K.G Marg in New Delhi

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee hoists the Tricolor during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at Red Road in Kolkata.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee leaves after participating in the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at Red Road in Kolkata.

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RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat salutes after hoisting the Tricolour on the occasion of the 74th Independence Day, at RSS headquarters in Nagpur.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa salutes after hoisting the Tricolor during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at Parade ground in Bengaluru.

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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan pays floral tribute to the martyrs on 74th Independence Day, at Shaurya Smarak in Bhopal.

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Indian Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel wearing face masks march during an Independence Day parade in Hyderabad.

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Policemen wear face masks and participate in an Independence Day parade in Guwahati.

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Assam state Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal greets the gathering during a parade to mark India's Independence Day in Guwahati.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, center, speaks from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort monument on Independence Day in New Delhi. Prime minister said Saturday his country has done well in containing the coronavirus pandemic and announced $1.46 trillion infrastructure projects to boost the sagging economy.

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Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju and Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri (L) during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at Red Fort in New Delhi.

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Tri-Services personnel march-past during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at Red Fort in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at Red Fort in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves after addressing the nation during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at Red Fort in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at Red Fort in New Delhi.

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NSA Ajit Doval, Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army Staff General Manoj Mukund Naravane, Chief of Naval Staff Karambir Singh and Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at Red Fort in New Delhi.

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Union Ministers Pralhad Joshi and Nitin Gadkari, BJP National President JP Nadda, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad and other dignitaries stand for the national anthem during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at Red Fort in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives to take part in the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at Red Fort in New Delhi.

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Tri-Services band performs during the 74th Independence Day function at the historic Red Fort in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets as he arrives to take part in the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at Red Fort in New Delhi.

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Union Minister Pralhad Joshi, BJP National President JP Nadda, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad and others during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at Red Fort in New Delhi.

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An NCC cadet wearing a face mask takes part in the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at Red Fort in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at Red Fort in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at Red Fort in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi being welcomed by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar on his arrival at Red Fort during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspects the Guard of Honour during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at Red Fort in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at Red Fort in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort monument on Independence Day in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at Red Fort in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves after addressing the nation during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at Red Fort in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra salutes the national flag flying from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort monument on Independence Day in New Delhi.

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People dressed in the colors of the Indian national flag listens to Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort monument on Independence Day in New Delhi.

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People wearing face masks and dressed in the colors of the national flag wait for the start of the Independence Day ceremony on the ramparts of the landmark Red fort monument in New Delhi.

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People wearing face masks and dressed in the colors of the national flag wait for the start of the Independence Day ceremony on the ramparts of the landmark Red fort monument in New Delhi.

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