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India Celebrates Independence Day 2018 With Full Fervour

India | News18 | August 15, 2018, 1:14 pm
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 Congress President Rahul Gandhi unfurls the Indian flag during the 72nd Independence Day at AICC headquarters, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

Congress President Rahul Gandhi unfurls the Indian flag during the 72nd Independence Day at AICC headquarters, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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 Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath salutes the national flag after hoisting it during the 72nd Independence Day function at Vidhan Sabha in Lucknow. (Image: PTI)

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath salutes the national flag after hoisting it during the 72nd Independence Day function at Vidhan Sabha in Lucknow. (Image: PTI)

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 School students make a formation on the eve of Independence Day, in Ahmedabad. (Image: PTI)

School students make a formation on the eve of Independence Day, in Ahmedabad. (Image: PTI)

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 Police personnel and others participate in a 'Tiranga Yatra' on the eve of 72nd Independence Day, in Ahmedabad. (Image: PTI)

Police personnel and others participate in a 'Tiranga Yatra' on the eve of 72nd Independence Day, in Ahmedabad. (Image: PTI)

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 A creation by sand sculpting artist Sudarshan Pattanaik on the eve of Independence Day at a beach, in Puri. (Image: PTI)

A creation by sand sculpting artist Sudarshan Pattanaik on the eve of Independence Day at a beach, in Puri. (Image: PTI)

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 A roadside vendor sells tricolour flags and pins on the eve of 72nd Independence day celebration, in Bengaluru. (Image: PTI)

A roadside vendor sells tricolour flags and pins on the eve of 72nd Independence day celebration, in Bengaluru. (Image: PTI)

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 Police personnel and NCC cadets participate in a 'Tiranga Yatra' on the eve of 72nd Independence Day, in Ahmedabad. (Image: PTI)

Police personnel and NCC cadets participate in a 'Tiranga Yatra' on the eve of 72nd Independence Day, in Ahmedabad. (Image: PTI)

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 Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan waves at the crowd during 72nd Independence Day celebrations at Motilal Nehru Police Stadium in Bhopal. (Image: PTI)

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan waves at the crowd during 72nd Independence Day celebrations at Motilal Nehru Police Stadium in Bhopal. (Image: PTI)

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 People hold tricolour flags as they participate in a rally on the eve of India's Independence Day, in Ahmedabad. (Image: Reuters)

People hold tricolour flags as they participate in a rally on the eve of India's Independence Day, in Ahmedabad. (Image: Reuters)

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 People hold tricolour flags as they participate in a rally on the eve of India's Independence Day, in Ahmedabad. (Image: Reuters)

People hold tricolour flags as they participate in a rally on the eve of India's Independence Day, in Ahmedabad. (Image: Reuters)

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 Schoolchildren listen as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (not pictured) addresses the nation during Independence Day celebrations at the historic Red Fort in Delhi. (Image: Reuters)

Schoolchildren listen as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (not pictured) addresses the nation during Independence Day celebrations at the historic Red Fort in Delhi. (Image: Reuters)

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 Kerala’s raging flood could not deter residents from hoisting the national flag on the occasion of India’s 72nd Independence Day on the Mullaperiyar dam. Despite the water level reaching dangerously close to permissible levels, residents of the area hoisted the flag at one of the dam's towers as a mark of respect to the country. In this photo, Residents are seen unfurling the tricolour at the Mullaperiyar dam.

Kerala’s raging flood could not deter residents from hoisting the national flag on the occasion of India’s 72nd Independence Day on the Mullaperiyar dam. Despite the water level reaching dangerously close to permissible levels, residents of the area hoisted the flag at one of the dam's towers as a mark of respect to the country. In this photo, Residents are seen unfurling the tricolour at the Mullaperiyar dam.

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 Congress President Rahul Gandhi, former Congress president Sonia Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh during the 72nd Independence Day celebration at AICC headquarters, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

Congress President Rahul Gandhi, former Congress president Sonia Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh during the 72nd Independence Day celebration at AICC headquarters, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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 Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das waves the crowd while inspecting the parade during 72nd Independence Day celebrations at Morhabadi Ground in Ranchi. (Image: PTI)

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das waves the crowd while inspecting the parade during 72nd Independence Day celebrations at Morhabadi Ground in Ranchi. (Image: PTI)

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