New Delhi, Aug 15: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has greeted the people on the occasion of India's 72nd Independence Day.
"Independence Day greetings to the people of India. Jai Hind!" Modi said in a tweet on Wednesday.
PM Modi earlier reached Raj Ghat and paid floral tribute to the 'Father of the Nation' Mahatma Gandhi.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday unfurled the national flag at the Red Fort here on the occasion of India's 72nd Independence Day.
Dressed in a white kurta and a safa (turban) of a similar hue tinged with orange and green, he unfurled the flag at the 17th-century monument amid a 21-gun salute.
Modi was received at Lahori Gate of Red Fort by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre and Defence Secretary Sanjay Mitra.
He then reviewed a tri-services guard of honour.
This is Modi's fifth speech at the Red Fort since he became the Prime Minister.
During his Independence Day speech, PM Modi spoke on a wide range of issues and announced major sops.
Independence Day greetings to the people of India. Jai Hind! #IndependenceDayIndia— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 15, 2018