15 Aug 2017 19:15 IST

India at 70

The entire country united to celebrate the day

On the occassion of India's 71st Independence Day, people across the country celebrated it in a variety of ways and with pomp. While Prime Minister Narendra Modi made his fourth Independence Day speech at the Red Fort, schools and government officials did their bit with cultural events and speeches. Each State celebrated the day in a different way. Yet another year has gone by for independent India!