India celebrates 73rd Independence Day

India is celebrating its 73rd Independence Day today.

All eyes are on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address to the nation at the Red Fort in New Delhi.

Tricolour will be hoist in different parts of the nation. It is also the first Independence Day celebration after Centre's decision to scrap Jammu and Kashmir's special status.

The security forces in Kashmir are put on a high alert, with inputs of terror attack looming large just before India's Independence Day on August 15.

United Liberation Front of Asom-Independent (ULFA-I) along with Coordination Committee (CorCom), an umbrella group of major militant outfits in Manipur, however, has called a general strike on August 15 from 1.30 am to 6.30 pm. Stay with as we bring you live updates on 73rd Independence Day.

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