India celebrates Independence Day

15 August 2019
India celebrates Independence Day
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Photo: EPA

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address his nation today on the occasion of 73rd year of India's Independence from the ramparts of Red Fort in Delhi after hoisting the Tricolour, Firstpost reported.

This will be the prime minister's first Independence Day address to the nation after he returned to power with a thumping majority in the recently-concluded general elections.

The prime minister's speech and the proceedings from the Red Fort will be broadcast live on television as well as streamed live on the Internet.