Independence Day 2023: PM Narendra Modi unfurls National Flag at Red Fort

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Published By : Prameya News Bureau | August 15, 2023 IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi unfurled the Indian flag today at the Red Fort in New Delhi as the nation marks its 77th Independence Day.

New Delhi, Aug 15: Prime Minister Narendra Modi unfurled the Indian flag today at the Red Fort in New Delhi as the nation marks its 77th Independence Day. 

PM Modi paid his tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat.

Earlier the prime minister took to his social media app 'X' to greet people of the country.

PM Modi was received by Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh, Raksha Rajya Mantri, Ajay Bhatt, and Defence Secretary, Giridhar Aramane. Majors Nikita Nair and Jasmine Kaur, two women army officers, assisted the Prime Minister in unfurling the national flag. After being hoisted, the Tricolour received a ‘Rashtriya Salute’. The Army band, consisting of one JCO and 20 Other Ranks, played the National Anthem during the hoisting of the National Flag and presenting of the ‘Rashtriya Salute’.

The unfurling of the tricolour was synchronised with a 21-gun salute by the gunners of the elite 8711 Field Battery (Ceremonial) commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Vikas Kumar.

After hoisting the flag, PM Modi commenced his customary address to the nation.

At least 1,800 people from all across the country have been invited as special guests to the main celebratory event in the national capital.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi unfurled the Indian flag today at the Red Fort in New Delhi as the nation marks its 77th Independence Day.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi unfurled the Indian flag today at the Red Fort in New Delhi as the nation marks its 77th Independence Day.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi unfurled the Indian flag today at the Red Fort in New Delhi as the nation marks its 77th Independence Day.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi unfurled the Indian flag today at the Red Fort in New Delhi as the nation marks its 77th Independence Day.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi unfurled the Indian flag today at the Red Fort in New Delhi as the nation marks its 77th Independence Day.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi unfurled the Indian flag today at the Red Fort in New Delhi as the nation marks its 77th Independence Day.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi unfurled the Indian flag today at the Red Fort in New Delhi as the nation marks its 77th Independence Day.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi unfurled the Indian flag today at the Red Fort in New Delhi as the nation marks its 77th Independence Day.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi unfurled the Indian flag today at the Red Fort in New Delhi as the nation marks its 77th Independence Day.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi unfurled the Indian flag today at the Red Fort in New Delhi as the nation marks its 77th Independence Day.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi unfurled the Indian flag today at the Red Fort in New Delhi as the nation marks its 77th Independence Day.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi unfurled the Indian flag today at the Red Fort in New Delhi as the nation marks its 77th Independence Day.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi unfurled the Indian flag today at the Red Fort in New Delhi as the nation marks its 77th Independence Day.

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