70 years of Independence: Preparations to celebrate the occasion are in full swing

 70 years of Independence: All-pervading national fervor is gripping nation
With 70th Independence Day of India on Aug 15, all-pervading national fervor is gripping the country. Preparations to celebrate the occasion are in full swing in the metropolis like other parts of the country.
 70 years of Independence: All-pervading national fervor is gripping nation
As the celebratory festival is approaching closer, people throng markets and roadside stalls set up all over the city to buy national flags, badges, pins, frocks, T-shirts, wrist bands, bangles, caps and hats, balloons.
 70 years of Independence: All-pervading national fervor is gripping nation
Though small and big stalls have been set up along the main thoroughfares, streets and intersections of the city, loaded with Independence Day decorations.
 70 years of Independence: All-pervading national fervor is gripping nation
Special stalls have been set up in markets and bazaars for sale of national flags and green caps which are making roaring business.
 70 years of Independence: All-pervading national fervor is gripping nation
Stalls selling kites.
 70 years of Independence: All-pervading national fervor is gripping nation
What more? Tri-colored bangles in the market.
 70 years of Independence: All-pervading national fervor is gripping nation
Government buildings lit up to mark the celebration.
 70 years of Independence: All-pervading national fervor is gripping nation
Societies and localities decorated.
 70 years of Independence: All-pervading national fervor is gripping nation
Indian Army prepared for Bike stunt.