Dress rehersals, flags: India gears up for 73rd Independence Day

Updated: Aug 14, 2019, 14:57 | Soumil Kamat
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    Indian school children participate at a full-dress rehearsal for the 73rd Independence Day celebrations at the Red Fort in New Delhi on August 13, 2019

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    A man buys a balloon in the colour of the Indian national flag from a roadside vendor selling Independence Day paraphernalia in Mumbai on August 14, 2019

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    Vendors sell 'tricolours' at roadside shops ahead of the Independence Day, in Noida

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    School students proffering in the full dress rehearsal Independence day 2019 at Mini Stadium in Jammu

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    A Navy contingent takes part in the full-dress rehearsals for the 73rd Independence Day function at the historic Red Fort, in New Delhi on August 13, 2019

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    Delhi police march during a full-dress rehearsal for the 73rd Independence Day celebrations at the Red Fort in New Delhi on August 13, 2019

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    Woman police personnel participate in the full dress rehearsal for the Independence Day parade, at Gandhi Maidan in Patna

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    A stuntman performs on a bike during the full dress rehearsals for the 73rd Independence Day parade, in Amritsar

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    A man with his 28-feet (8.5m) long moustache, poses with national flags at Bikaner on August 13, 2019, as the country prepares to celebrate its 73rd anniversary of independence from British rule on August 15

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    Kite maker Jagmohan Kanojia shows tricolour kites with pictures of freedom fighters and Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of 73rd Independence Day, in Amritsar

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    Security personnel stand guard during full dress rehearsals for the 73rd Independence Day function at the historic Red Fort, in New Delhi

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    Indian school girls get ready to perform a Punjabi folk dance 'Giddha' during a full-dress rehearsal for Independence Day celebrations at Guru Nanak Stadium, in Amritsar on August 13, 2019

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A full dress rehearsal of Independence Day was held at various places in the country. Soldiers from the Army, Navy and Air Force and security force personnel participated in the rehearsal for the 73rd Independence Day celebrations. All pictures/PTI and AFP

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