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Independence Day Live: Rahul, Mamata, Kejriwal Hoist Flag; Share I-Day Messages

India is celebrating its 76th year of independence this year.

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Happy Independence Day 2022 Live Updates: Several Union Ministers and Opposition leaders hoisted the tricolour and greeted citizens on India's 76th Independence Day.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also addressed the nation earlier on Monday from the Red Fort. Before the address, PM Modi had unfurled the tricolour from the ramparts of the monument.

Anganwadi workers, street vendors, mortuary workers and mudra scheme beneficiaries graced the occasion at the Red Fort as special guests.

Snapshot
  • To mark 75 years of independence, the country is celebrating with the 'Har Ghar Tiranga' campaign

  • Section 144 has been imposed and over 10,000 personnel have been deployed in the national capital for security

  • President Droupadi Murmu addressed the nation on the eve of Independence Day. This was also her maiden address as president

  • For the first time, a home-grown Howitzer gun and ATAGS will be used in the ceremonial 21-gun salute

  • Special invitations for the event have been given to anganwadi workers, street vendors, mudra scheme borrowers, and mortuary workers

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French Prez Macron Greets Indians on Independence Day

French President Emmanuel Macron greeted India on the occasion of Independence Day, and said that France would always be on the country's side.

"Dear friend @NarendraModi, dear Indians, Happy Independence Day! As you proudly celebrate India's stupendous achievements over the past 75 years, you can trust that France will always be by your side," Macron tweeted in Hindi.

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Published: 15 Aug 2022, 7:09 AM IST
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