Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi hosted the national flag for the sixth straight time at Red Fort on the occasion of Independence Day.
With this, he equaled the number of times late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee has hoisted flag on the occasion of Independence Day.
PM Narendra Modi also played tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat in Delhi.
Addressing the nation on Independence Day. Watch. https://t.co/V6cCfmRPRx
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 15, 2019
This year, August 15 marks India’s 73rd Independence Day. The country attained independence in the year 1947 overthrowing the rule of the British in the country.