Photos: India gets ready for Independence Day celebrations

Updated: Aug 16, 2016, 12:49 IST
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    An Indian shopworker arranges a display of mannequins adorned with clothing in the nations colours in a shop window in Mumbai. Pic/AFP
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    Indian National Cadet Corps (NCC) march past as they take part in a rehearsal for Independence Day Parade celebrations. All pics/PTI
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    Indian Punjab state police personnel present arms as they take part in a rehearsal for Independence Day Parade celebrations in Amritsar
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    Indian Punjab state police personnel march past as they take part in a rehearsal for Independence Day Parade celebrations in Amritsar
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    Indian students hold tricolour flags during a rehearsal for Independence Day Parade celebrations at a school in Amritsar
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    Teachers and children pose for a photo atop a tank under the 'Know your Army mela' organized by black elephant on the occasion of 70th Independence Day in Patiala
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    Students hold tricolour flags during a rehearsal for Independence Day Parade celebrations at a school
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    New Delhi Minister of State for Defence, Subhash Ramrao Bhamre presenting the memento to NCC cadet during the rehearsals of Independence Day celebrations - 2016 at Red Fort, in Delhi on Thursday.
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    Worker holding a long Tri-colour cloth to prepare a Dias at Indira Gandhi Sarani for the upcoming Independence day celebrations of in Kolkata
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    Illuminated buildings of the Central Secretariat and President's House are seen ahead of the country's Independence Day celebrations in India's capital New Delhi.
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    Illuminated buildings of the Central Secretariat and President's House are seen ahead of the country's Independence Day celebrations in India's capital New Delhi on August 9, 2015. India celebrates the anniversary of its independence from Britain on August 15.
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Rehersals for Independence day were in full swing as IndianArmy, Police, school students and citizens geared up to celebrate the big day on August 15. A look in pictures

 

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