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Independence Day 2018: Leaders across nation celebrate India's freedom

PTI, AP

Published : Aug 15, 2018, 1:30 pm IST
Updated : Aug 7, 2019, 12:59 pm IST
As leaders across nation unfurled the tricolour flag, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke about ensuring social justice for all and creatring an India that is progressing rapidly in his Independence Day speech. (Photos: AP/ PTI/ ANI)
As leaders across nation unfurled the tricolour flag, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke about ensuring social justice for all and creatring an India that is progressing rapidly in his Independence Day speech. (Photos: AP/ PTI/ ANI)
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort on the occasion of 72nd Independence Day, in New Delhi.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort on the occasion of 72nd Independence Day, in New Delhi.
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Congress President Rahul Gandhi after hoisting the national flag on the 72nd Independence Day at AICC headquarters, in New Delhi.
Congress President Rahul Gandhi after hoisting the national flag on the 72nd Independence Day at AICC headquarters, in New Delhi.
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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee unfurls the national flag in Kolkata. (Photo: ANI)
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee unfurls the national flag in Kolkata. (Photo: ANI)
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Rashtriya Janta Dal leader Tejaswi Yadav and MLA Tej Partap Yadav salute the national flag on the 72nd Independence Day celebrations, in Patna.
Rashtriya Janta Dal leader Tejaswi Yadav and MLA Tej Partap Yadav salute the national flag on the 72nd Independence Day celebrations, in Patna.
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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.
Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das waves the crowd while inspecting the parade during 72nd Independence Day celebrations at Morhabadi Ground in Ranchi.
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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.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath salutes the national flag after hoisting it during the 72nd Independence Day function at Vidhan Sabha in Lucknow.
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Prime Minister of exiled Tibetans, Lobsang Sangay, hoists the Indian flag on the 72nd Independence Day at Tibetan Secretariat, in Dharamshala.
Prime Minister of exiled Tibetans, Lobsang Sangay, hoists the Indian flag on the 72nd Independence Day at Tibetan Secretariat, in Dharamshala.
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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar offer sweets to students during the 72nd Independence Day celebration at his residence, in Patna.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar offer sweets to students during the 72nd Independence Day celebration at his residence, in Patna.
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Congress President Rahul Gandhi, former Congress president Sonia Gandhi, former prime minister Manmohan Singh and party leaders during the 72nd Independence Day celebration at AICC headquarters, in New Delhi.
Congress President Rahul Gandhi, former Congress president Sonia Gandhi, former prime minister Manmohan Singh and party leaders during the 72nd Independence Day celebration at AICC headquarters, in New Delhi.
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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan addresses during 72nd Independence Day celebrations at Motilal Nehru Police Stadium in Bhopal.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan addresses during 72nd Independence Day celebrations at Motilal Nehru Police Stadium in Bhopal.
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Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao unfurls the tricolour at Golconda Fort in Hyderabad. (Photo: ANI)
Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao unfurls the tricolour at Golconda Fort in Hyderabad. (Photo: ANI)
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