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Independence Day function at Red Fort to be relatively muted due to COVID-19

The Independence Day function at Red Fort this year will be relatively muted in terms of participation of people in view of the situation created by COVID-19. Compared to the past, about 20 per cent VVIPs or other participants will be able to witness Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the nation from ramparts of the historic fort. The arrangements have been made keeping in view social distancing norms.

Multilayered security arrangements, social distancing norms in place for I-Day

Multi-layered security arrangements and measures to ensure social distancing are in place for the 74th Independence Day celebrations at the Mughal-era Red Fort this year. A security ring, including NSG snipers, elite SWAT commandos and kite catchers, will be placed around the Red Fort from where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation. Over 300 cameras have been installed for security and their footage is being monitored round-the-clock, police said. There will be around 4,000 security personnel at the Red Fort and they will stand in adherence with social distancing norms, they said.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi wishes people on the 74th Independence Day

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad and Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat reach Red For

Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tributes at Raj Ghat

PM Narendra Modi arrives at Lahori Gate of the Red Fort

PM Narendra Modi inspects the Guard of Honour at the Red Fort

Prime Minister Narendra Modi unfurls the National Flag at the ramparts of the Red Fort

Prime Minister Narendra Modi starts his addresses to nation

PM Narendra Modi thanks corona warriors 

This is a day to remember the sacrifices of our freedom fighters: PM Modi

Amid COVID-19 pandemic 130 crore Indians took the resolve to be self-reliant and 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' is on the mind of India: PM Modi

Amid COVID-19 pandemic 130 crore Indians took the resolve to be self-reliant and 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' is on the mind of India. This dream is turning into a pledge. Aatmanirbhar Bharat has become a 'mantra' for the 130 cr Indians today, said PM Modi.

I agree that there are lakhs of challenges for Aatmanirbhar Bharat & they increase if there is global competitiveness: PM Modi

A few months back we used to import N-95 masks, PPE kits and ventilators. Today India is not only meeting its own requirements but it has also stepped forward to help other countries: PM Narendra Modi

Mindset of free India should be 'vocal for local', says PM Modi

The mindset of free India should be 'vocal for local'. We should appreciate our local products, if we don't do this then our products will not get the opportunity to do better and will not get encouraged: PM Modi

Many big companies are turning towards India, says PM Modi

Today, many big companies are turning towards India. We have to move forward with the mantra of ‘Make for world’ along with ‘Make in India’: PM Modi

We have set up committee to reconsider the minimum age for marriage of our daughters: PM Modi

Today three vaccines are in testing stages in India: PM Modi

Today three vaccines are in testing stages in India. As soon as the scientists give a green signal, the country will begin their large scale production: PM Narendra Modi

This one year is a year of the new journey of development for Jammu and Kashmir, says PM Modi

This one year is a year of the new journey of development for Jammu and Kashmir. This one year is the year of the rights received by the women and the Dalits in Jammu and Kashmir. This one year is also the year of a life of dignity for the refugees in Jammu and Kashmir: PM Modi

Today neighbour is not just the one with whom we share border but also those with whom our heart stays connected, says PM Modi

Today neighbour is not just the one with whom we share border but also those with whom our heart stays connected, where there is harmony in relations. I'm happy that in past some time India has further strengthened its relations with all countries in 'extended neighbourhood': PM Modi

From LoC to LAC, whoever tried to raise their eyes towards the sovereignty of our country, our soldiers responded to it in the same manner, says PM Narendra Modi

In the next 1000 days, Lakshadweep will also be connected to submarine optical fiber cable: PM Modi

Ramjanmbhoomi issue that prevailed for centuries, has been resolved peacefully, says PM Modi

Construction of a grand Ram Temple in Ayodhya started 10 days ago. Ramjanmbhoomi issue that prevailed for centuries, has been resolved peacefully. The conduct of people of the country has been unprecedented and is an inspiration for future: PM Modi

PM Modi's I-Day speech has concluded

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Independence Day speech has concluded. The PM spoke for around 90 minutes today.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves from Red Fort after addressing the nation on 74th Independence Day

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat hoists the national flag at his residence

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray hoists the National FlagMadhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan hoists the National Flag at Bharatiya Janata Party office in Bhopal

BJP National President JP Nadda hoists the National Flag at the party headquarters in Delhi

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray hoists the National Flag

Ambassador of Israel wishes Indians on 74th Independence Day

Jammu and Kashmir: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha hoists the National Flag in Srinagar

Union Home Minister Amit Shah hoists the National Flag at his residencePunjab: ITBP chief SS Deswal hoists the National Flag at Attari-Wagah border

Union Home Minister Amit Shah hoists the National Flag at his residence

Australian PM Scott Morrison wishes PM Modi and people of India

Border Security Force (BSF) and Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) exchange sweets at India-Bangladesh border in Phulbari

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu compliments PM Modi for his I-Day speech

Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli wishes PM Modi and people of India on 74th Independence day

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal hoists National Flag at Delhi Secretariat

Chinese Ambassador Sun Weidong wishes Indian Government and people of India on 74th Independence day

Congress attacks PM Modi over his comment on China 

Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli calls PM Modi; wishes him on 74th Independence Day

Celebrations underway at Attari-Wagah border

President Ram Nath Kovind hosts 'At Home' reception in the President House

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