Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis hoisted the National Flag at his Varsha residence in Mumbai. The CM also hoisted the National Flag at Mantralaya in Mumbai in presence of many dignitaries on Independence Day!
Devendra Fadnavis also attended flag hoisting ceremony at the Mumbai High Court. The national flag was hoisted by CJ Pradeep Nandrajog. CM Fadnavis was accompanied by wife Amruta Fadnavis
MLA Bandra west assembly Ashish Shelar took part in 73rd Independence Day at Bandra Reclamation on August 15, 2019. He was joined by veteran actor and filmmaker Satish Shah
Ashish Shelar was present at flag hoisting at Bandra. He also felicitated meritorious students, eminent citizens and tree plantation activists
Attired in traditional dresses, young artistes staged cultural programmes, including folk dances and songs, depicting the supreme sacrifice of the martyrs to the tunes of patriotic songs
In many schools, children re-enacted many scenes from the war of Independence and the freedom struggle, including non-violent protests and clashes with the colonial police.
Students from the Anjuman Islam school share a light moment as they take part in the 73rd Independence Day celebrations, in Mumbai
Indian Railway Protection Force (RPF) dog squad personnel march during a ceremony to celebrate country's 73rd Independence Day, which marks the of the end of British colonial rule, in Secunderabad on August 15, 2019. Pic/AFP
Schoolchildren, dressed as Hindu, Muslim, Sikh and Christian, celebrate Independence Day and Raksha Bandhan, in Ajmer
Schoolchildren perform during 73rd Independence Day celebrations at Mini Stadium, in Jammu
Girls wearing tricolours bangles pose before participating in a ceremony to celebrate the country's 73rd Independence Day on August 15, 2019. Pic/AFP
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets children during a ceremony to celebrate country's 73rd Independence Day at the Red Fort in New Delhi on August 15, 2019. Pic/AFP
Men on a motorbike carrying Indian national flags ride past security personnel guarding a street as the country celebrates it's 73rd Independence Day in Jammu
A woman decorates a sidewalk to celebrate India's 73rd Independence Day in Bangalore
Gaiety, patriotic fervour and spirit of freedom marked the 73rd Independence Day celebrations across India on Thursday. All pictures/Shadab Khan, Suresh KK and PTI
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