India today celebrates 71st Independence day happily. All Government and private working sectors have allotted a holiday for this day. 71 years ago, on this day, many fighters struggle so hard to free India. Let us all pay tribute to them.
Our Prime Minister Narendra Modi on this day hoisted the National flag at Red Fort, New Delhi. After hoisting the flag, he also addressed the audience with his speech. He spoke more on women empowerment and said women are pillars of this nation. He felt sad for the Gorakhpur tragedy and other natural calamities which struck India. In order to make New India, all youth, men, and women should hard was his final message.
Various other states also celebrated Independence day and distributed medals to outstanding performers of Army, Navy and Airforce. Police personnel were also appreciated on this day.