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In Pics: Independence Day 2019 preparations in full swing across India

Independence Day 2019 preparations in full swing across India

From Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu to the Red Fort in Delhi, India gears up for 73rd Independence Day. People across the nation have started preparations to celebrate the important day with full enthusiasm. On 15 August, 1947 India became independent from 200 years of colonial rule. After that Independence Day is celebrated across India annually on the same date. This day reminds us of all the sacrifices that our freedom fighters made for our country. 

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Independence Day 2019 preparations in full swing across India

Students perform during a rehearsal for the Independence Day function at Manekshaw Parade Ground in Bengaluru on Tuesday (Aug 13, 2019). (Image credit: PTI)

Independence Day 2019 preparations in full swing across India

A contingent of National Cadet Corps (NCC) march during the full dress rehearsals for the 73rd Independence Day parade, in Amritsar on Tuesday (Aug 13, 2019). (Image credit: PTI)

Independence Day 2019 preparations in full swing across India

Students take part in a full dress rehearsal for the 73rd Independence Day parade, in Amritsar on Aug 13, 2019. (Image credit: PTI)

Independence Day 2019 preparations in full swing across India

Contingents of armed police forces participate in the full dress rehearsal for the Independence Day parade at Fort St. George in Chennai on Tuesday. (Image credit: PTI)

Independence Day 2019 preparations in full swing across India

Students run as they hold the Tricolour in a paddy field, ahead of the 73rd Independence Day celebrations at a village in Birbhum district. (Image credit: PTI)

Independence Day 2019 preparations in full swing across India

A contingent of Tamil Nadu Disaster Response Force (TNDRF) during the full dress rehearsals for the 73rd Independence Day celebrations at Fort St George, in Chennai. (Image credit: PTI)

Independence Day 2019 preparations in full swing across India

A worker prepares Kanyashree tableau ahead of Independence Day in Kolkata on Tuesday. (Image credit: PTI)

Independence Day 2019 preparations in full swing across India

Marching contingent of police force during the full dress rehearsal for the 73rd Independence Day parade, at Ridge in Shimla. (Image credit: PTI)

Independence Day 2019 preparations in full swing across India

Punjab Police personnel take selfies during the full dress rehearsal for the 73rd Independence Day parade in Amritsar. (Image credit: PTI)

Independence Day 2019 preparations in full swing across India

CRPF personnel patrol the railway tracks near Jammu Railway Station ahead of the Independence Day in Jammu on Monday. (Image credit: PTI)

Independence Day 2019 preparations in full swing across India

Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha illuminated on the eve of the Independence Day celebrations in Lucknow. (Image credit: PTI)

Independence Day 2019 preparations in full swing across India

The Tricolour is hoisted during the full dress rehearsals for the 73rd Independence Day function at the historic Red Fort in New Delhi on Tuesday. (Image credit: PTI)

Independence Day 2019 preparations in full swing across India

Woman police personnel participate in the full dress rehearsal for the Independence Day parade at Gandhi Maidan in Patna. (Image credit: PTI)

Independence Day 2019 preparations in full swing across India

Boats decorated with the Tricolour sail across River Narmada on the eve of the 73rd Independence Day in Jabalpur. (Image credit: PTI)