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74th Independence Day: PM Narendra Modi Unfurls Tricolour at Red Fort; See Pics

Prime Minister Narendra Modi began the customary Independence Day speech after hoisting the national flag at the Red Fort. Check out the pictures from the 74th Independence Day celebrations at the Red Fort. Social distancing measures and multi-layered security arrangements are in place for the 74th Independence Day celebrations at the Red Fort. A security ring, including NSG snipers, elite SWAT commandos and kite catchers, has been thrown around the Mughal-era fort.

India | News18 | August 15, 2020, 8:05 am
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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi unfurled the national flag at the ramparts of the Red Fort on the 74th Independence day. (Image: Special Arrangement)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi unfurled the national flag at the ramparts of the Red Fort on the 74th Independence day. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seen hoisting the tricolour at the Red Fort during the 74th Independence day celebrations. (Image: Special Arrangement)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seen hoisting the tricolour at the Red Fort during the 74th Independence day celebrations. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 PM Narendra Modi addresses the nation from Red Fort on 74th Independence Day. (Image: Special Arrangement)

PM Narendra Modi addresses the nation from Red Fort on 74th Independence Day. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort monument on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort monument on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Prime Minister Narendra salutes the national flag flying from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort monument on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Prime Minister Narendra salutes the national flag flying from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort monument on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 People dressed in the colours of the Indian national flag listens to Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort monument on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

People dressed in the colours of the Indian national flag listens to Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort monument on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort monument on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort monument on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 People dressed in the colours of the Indian national flag listens to Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort monument on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

People dressed in the colours of the Indian national flag listens to Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort monument on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort monument on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort monument on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort monument on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort monument on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort monument on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort monument on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort monument on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort monument on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves to members of the National Cadet Corps, a youth wing of Armed Forces for school and college students, dressed in the colours of the Indian national flag, as he leaves after giving a speech to the nation from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort monument on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves to members of the National Cadet Corps, a youth wing of Armed Forces for school and college students, dressed in the colours of the Indian national flag, as he leaves after giving a speech to the nation from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort monument on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Rajnath Singh and Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar get ready to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the historic Red Fort monument on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Rajnath Singh and Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar get ready to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the historic Red Fort monument on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at the historic Red Fort monument to deliver his speech to the nation on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at the historic Red Fort monument to deliver his speech to the nation on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi exchanges greetings with Rajnath Singh and Ajay Kumar as he arrives at the Red Fort in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi exchanges greetings with Rajnath Singh and Ajay Kumar as he arrives at the Red Fort in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at the Red Fort to deliver his speech to the nation on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at the Red Fort to deliver his speech to the nation on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspects a joint military guard of honour at the Red Fort on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspects a joint military guard of honour at the Red Fort on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspects the guard of honour at the Red Fort on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspects the guard of honour at the Red Fort on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort monument on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort monument on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi salutes after unfurling national flag from the ramparts of Red Fort in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi salutes after unfurling national flag from the ramparts of Red Fort in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves as he leaves after giving a speech to the nation from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves as he leaves after giving a speech to the nation from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Rajnath Singh waits to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Red Fort on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Rajnath Singh waits to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Red Fort on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspects a joint military guard of honour at the Red Fort on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspects a joint military guard of honour at the Red Fort on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at the Red Fort to deliver his speech to the nation on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at the Red Fort to deliver his speech to the nation on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Members of the National Cadet Corps dressed in the colours of the Indian national flag and wearing face masks as a precaution against coronavirus, listen to the speech of prime minister Narendra Modi from the ramparts of the Red Fort on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Members of the National Cadet Corps dressed in the colours of the Indian national flag and wearing face masks as a precaution against coronavirus, listen to the speech of prime minister Narendra Modi from the ramparts of the Red Fort on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Indian Air Force soldiers get ready for a group photographs after Independence Day function at the historic Red Fort on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Indian Air Force soldiers get ready for a group photographs after Independence Day function at the historic Red Fort on Independence Day in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Security personnel wearing face masks wait for the start of the Independence Day ceremony at the Red Fort in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

Security personnel wearing face masks wait for the start of the Independence Day ceremony at the Red Fort in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 People wearing face masks and dressed in the colours of the national flag wait for the start of the Independence Day ceremony at Red Fort in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

People wearing face masks and dressed in the colours of the national flag wait for the start of the Independence Day ceremony at Red Fort in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 A man dressed in protective suit checks the body temperature of attendees before the start of the Independence Day ceremony at Red Fort in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

A man dressed in protective suit checks the body temperature of attendees before the start of the Independence Day ceremony at Red Fort in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 People wearing face masks and dressed in the colours of the national flag wait for the start of the Independence Day ceremony at Red Fort in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

People wearing face masks and dressed in the colours of the national flag wait for the start of the Independence Day ceremony at Red Fort in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 A sniffer dog inspects the area before the start of the Independence Day ceremony at Red Fort in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

A sniffer dog inspects the area before the start of the Independence Day ceremony at Red Fort in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 PM Modi inspects the Guard of Honour at Red Fort on 74th Independence Day.(Image: Special Arrangement)

PM Modi inspects the Guard of Honour at Red Fort on 74th Independence Day.(Image: Special Arrangement)

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 Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh receives PM Modi at the Red Fort. (Image: Special Arrangement)

Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh receives PM Modi at the Red Fort. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 PM Modi inspects the Guard of Honour at Red Fort on 74th Independence Day. (Image: Special Arrangement)

PM Modi inspects the Guard of Honour at Red Fort on 74th Independence Day. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 PM Modi inspects the Guard of Honour at Red Fort on 74th Independence Day. (Image: Special Arrangement)

PM Modi inspects the Guard of Honour at Red Fort on 74th Independence Day. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 PM Modi inspects the Guard of Honour at Red Fort on 74th Independence Day. (Image: Special Arrangement)

PM Modi inspects the Guard of Honour at Red Fort on 74th Independence Day. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 PM Modi inspects the Guard of Honour at Red Fort on 74th Independence Day. (Image: Special Arrangement)

PM Modi inspects the Guard of Honour at Red Fort on 74th Independence Day. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 PM Modi arrives at the Red Fort for 74th Independence Day celebration. (Image: Special Arrangement)

PM Modi arrives at the Red Fort for 74th Independence Day celebration. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 74th Independence Day celebrations at Red Fort in New Delhi. (Image: Special Arrangement)

74th Independence Day celebrations at Red Fort in New Delhi. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers his Independence Day speech. (Image: Special Arrangement)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers his Independence Day speech. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the nation on 74th Independence Day. (Image: Special Arrangement)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the nation on 74th Independence Day. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers his Independence Day speech from the iconic Red Fort. (Image: Special Arrangement)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers his Independence Day speech from the iconic Red Fort. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 PM Modi inspects the guard of honour at Red Fort on 74th Independence Day. (Image: Special Arrangement)

PM Modi inspects the guard of honour at Red Fort on 74th Independence Day. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 74th Independence Day celebrations at Red Fort in New Delhi. (Image: Special Arrangement)

74th Independence Day celebrations at Red Fort in New Delhi. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 PM Modi inspects the guard of honour at Red Fort on 74th Independence Day. (Image: Special Arrangement)

PM Modi inspects the guard of honour at Red Fort on 74th Independence Day. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 74th Independence Day celebrations at Red Fort in New Delhi. (Image: Special Arrangement)

74th Independence Day celebrations at Red Fort in New Delhi. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 PM Modi inspects the guard of honour at Red Fort on 74th Independence Day. (Image: Special Arrangement)

PM Modi inspects the guard of honour at Red Fort on 74th Independence Day. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 74th Independence Day celebrations at Red Fort in New Delhi. (Image: Special Arrangement)

74th Independence Day celebrations at Red Fort in New Delhi. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 PM Modi inspects the guard of honour at Red Fort on 74th Independence Day. (Image: Special Arrangement)

PM Modi inspects the guard of honour at Red Fort on 74th Independence Day. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 PM Modi inspects the guard of honour at Red Fort on 74th Independence Day. (Image: Special Arrangement)

PM Modi inspects the guard of honour at Red Fort on 74th Independence Day. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 On the occasion of Independence Day 2020, PM Narendra Modi paid his respects to the Mahatma Gandhi at Raj Ghat in Delhi. (Image: Special Arrangement)

On the occasion of Independence Day 2020, PM Narendra Modi paid his respects to the Mahatma Gandhi at Raj Ghat in Delhi. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 On the occasion of Independence Day 2020, PM Narendra Modi paid his respects to the Mahatma Gandhi at Raj Ghat in Delhi. (Image: Special Arrangement)

On the occasion of Independence Day 2020, PM Narendra Modi paid his respects to the Mahatma Gandhi at Raj Ghat in Delhi. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 On the occasion of Independence Day 2020, PM Narendra Modi paid his respects to the Mahatma Gandhi at Raj Ghat in Delhi. (Image: Special Arrangement)

On the occasion of Independence Day 2020, PM Narendra Modi paid his respects to the Mahatma Gandhi at Raj Ghat in Delhi. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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