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Modi hoists national flag to mark India’s 71tst Independence Day

Sun Online Desk     15th August, 2017 11:38:30 printer

Modi hoists national flag to mark India’s 71tst Independence Day

 

 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday unfurled the national flag at the Red Fort to mark India’s 71tst Independence Day.

 

Modi, who reached the 17th century monument to give his customary Independence Day speech, was received by Defence Minister Arun Jaitley, Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre and Defence Secretary Sanjay Mitra.

 

Later, he received a Guard of Honour from a contingent of the Army, Navy, Air Force and Delhi Police.

 

The Prime Minister then unfurled the national flag amid a 21 gun salute.

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