We had asked our readers to share with us how did they mark the Independence Day.
Rediff readers shared photographs of their celebrations on the most important day in India's calendar.
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IMAGE: Nidhi Rajeev Shrivastava from Bengaluru sends this photo of 4-yr-old Kushagra with a tricolour.
IMAGE: Hussain sends photograph of his twin children Abrar and Alizia celebrating Independence Day.
IMAGE: Santosh Kamath clicked this photograph of celebrations at Shakti Enclave in Malad West, Mumbai.
IMAGE: Rediff reader Swapnil Yalgi sends this photograph from Switzerland.
IMAGE: 2-year-old Saniha M with the Tricolour. Photograph sent by Sushma Manjesh from Shivamogga, Karnataka.
IMAGE: Amol Padmawar sends this photo of Independence Day celebrations at Little Millennium School, Magarpatta, Pune.
IMAGE: Photograph sent by Diskar Paunikar.
IMAGE: Asad Ahmad Jairumi from Maharashtra.
IMAGE: Independence Day celebration photo sent by Gautam Arora.