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.
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
Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba Greets PM Narendra Modi & People of India on Independence Day
India-Pak Armies Exchange Sweets on Independence Day
Border Security Force (BSF) Commandant Jasbir Singh and Pakistani Rangers Wing Commander Aamir exchanged sweets at the Attari-Wagah border near Amritsar on the occasion of Independence Day.
BJP Stalwart LK Advani Unfurls Tricolour
BJP stalwart LK Advani hoisted the tricolour on Monday to mark 75 years of the country's Independence.
His daughter Pratibha Advani and son Jayant Advani were also present during the event among others.
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.