We asked you to share with us how did you celebrate the Independence Day.
And Rediff.com readers flooded our mailbox with I-Day images.
Here are some of the pictures our readers shared with us.
IMAGE: 4-year-old Manavdeep from Mukerian, Punjab appeals for peace on India's 73rd Independence Day.
IMAGE: The Shanmukhananda Sabha celebrated the I-Day by felicitating seven war widows and parents of Squadron Leader Ninad Mandavgane who sacrificed his life while on duty last year. Photograph sent by K A Viswanathan.
IMAGE: Dinesh Attal from Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, celebrated the Independence Day with his family.
IMAGE: Jayesh Kumar shares this photograph from Bengaluru.
IMAGE: Maryam Khan is all set for singing competition in her school on I-Day.
IMAGE: Rediff reader Venkatesh Ungarala shared this photograph.