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PHOTOS: India gears up for 75th Independence Day

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Last updated on: August 13, 2021 16:34 IST
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Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, India is all set to celebrate its 75th Independence Day celebrations on August 15.

The government has decided to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Independence as Amrit Mahotsav.

As the preparations are in full swing, here's what to expect at this year's Independence Day in different parts of the country. 

 

Para Brigade personnel perform during a demonstration of combat free fall by 75 paratroopers to mark the 75 years of India's Independence, at BOC Ground in Agra. Photograph: Arun Sharma/PTI Photo

Marching contingents during the full dress rehearsal for the 75th Independence Day celebrations at Red Fort in New Delhi. Photograph: Shahbaz Khan/PTI Photo

Military bands participating during the Full Dress Rehearsal of the 75th Independence Day celebrations at Red Fort in New Delhi. Photograph: Shahbaz Khan/PTI Photo

IAF chopper showers flower petals on venue during the full dress rehearsal for the 75th Independence Day celebrations at Red Fort in New Delhi. Photograph: Shahbaz Khan/PTI Photo

National Security Guard Commandos participate in Fit India Freedom Run programme organised as a part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, celebrating 75 years of India's freedom, at Gateway of India, in Mumbai. Photograph: Shashank Parade/PTI Photo

Security personnel take part in a rehearsal for the 75th Independence Day celebration at Veterinary College's playground in Guwahati. Photograph: PTI Photo

A view of Red Fort during the full dress rehearsal for the 75th Independence Day celebrations at Red Fort in New Delhi. Photograph: Shahbaz Khan/PTI Photo

The Yacht Club of Hyderabad celebrates 75 years of India’s Independence at Hussain Sagar Lake in Hyderabad. Photograph: PTI Photo

Tamil Nadu Women Commando Force contingent during a rehearsal for the 75th Independence Day celebrations in Chennai. Photograph: PTI Photo

Sitting arrangements during the full dress rehearsal for the 75th Independence Day celebrations at Red Fort in New Delh. Photograph: Shahbaz Khan/PTI Photo

Members of Karnataka Police take part in a rehearsal for the 75th Independence Day, "Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav", at Manekshaw Parade ground in Bengaluru. Photograph: Shailendra Bhojak/PTI Photo

Police personnel participate in the full dress rehearsal for the Independence Day Parade, at Gandhi Maidan, in Patna. Photograph: PTI Photo
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