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    IN PICS | India celebrates 75th Independence Day

    India | Aug 15, 2021, 01:26 PM IST

    India celebrates 75 years of Independence today. PM Modi started his over 90-minute speech by paying tributes to nation's first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, Sardar Patel and Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar and said that the country will always be indebted to them. PM Modi gave a call for ‘Sabka Prayas’ (everyone's efforts) along with 'Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas' for building a self-reliant India. PM Modi also greeted the Olympians who have just returned from Tokyo Olympics and applauded their achievements. Here's a look at how the day was celebrated this year.