Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the nation during the 70th Independence Day function at the historic Red Fort in New Delhi, Aug. 15. (PTI/DPR)


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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the nation during the 70th Independence Day function at the historic Red Fort in New Delhi, Aug. 15. (PTI/DPR)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the nation during the 70th Independence Day function at the historic Red Fort in New Delhi, Aug. 15. (PTI/DPR)

Female daredevils team of CRPF performs stunts during the celebration of 70th Independence day at Bakshi stadium in Srinagar, Aug. 15. (S. Irfan/PTI)

Female daredevils team of CRPF performs stunts during the celebration of 70th Independence day at Bakshi stadium in Srinagar, Aug. 15. (S. Irfan/PTI)

Female daredevils team of CRPF performs stunts during the celebration of 70th Independence day at Bakshi stadium in Srinagar, Aug. 15. (S. Irfan/PTI)

Female daredevils team of CRPF performs stunts during the celebration of 70th Independence day at Bakshi stadium in Srinagar, Aug. 15. (S. Irfan/PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the nation during the 70th Independence Day function at the historic Red Fort in New Delhi, Aug. 15. (Shahbaz Khan/PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the nation during the 70th Independence Day function at the historic Red Fort in New Delhi, Aug. 15. (Shahbaz Khan/PTI)

Students perform during the 70th Independence day celebration at Manekshaw Parade ground in Bengaluru, Aug. 15. (Shailendra Bhojak/PTI)

Students perform during the 70th Independence day celebration at Manekshaw Parade ground in Bengaluru, Aug. 15. (Shailendra Bhojak/PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi saluting after unfurling the Tricolor flag at the ramparts of Red Fort, on the occasion of 70th Independence Day, in New Delhi, Aug. 15. (Press Trust of India)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi saluting after unfurling the Tricolor flag at the ramparts of Red Fort, on the occasion of 70th Independence Day, in New Delhi, Aug. 15. (Press Trust of India)

Indian Independence Day celebrations at Oak Tree Road in New Jersey, NJ, Aug. 14. (Press Trust of India)

Indian Independence Day celebrations at Oak Tree Road in New Jersey, NJ, Aug. 14. (Press Trust of India)

National Cadet Corps cadres during the celebration of 70th Independence day at Nurul Amin Stadium in Nagaon. (Press Trust of India)

National Cadet Corps cadres during the celebration of 70th Independence day at Nurul Amin Stadium in Nagaon. (Press Trust of India)

MOS External Affairs Minister M.J. Akbar hoists the Tricolor flag on the occasion of India's 70th Independence Day in New York, Aug. 15. (Press Trust of India)

MOS External Affairs Minister M.J. Akbar hoists the Tricolor flag on the occasion of India’s 70th Independence Day in New York, Aug. 15. (Press Trust of India)

A boy carries Tricolors during an Independence Day function in Coimbatore, Aug. 15. (Press Trust of India)

A boy carries Tricolors during an Independence Day function in Coimbatore, Aug. 15. (Press Trust of India)

Border Security Force Commandant Sudeep, (r), offers a box of sweets to Pakistan Rangers Superintendent Ashraf, (l), on the occasion of India's Independence Day at the Attari-Wagah border, Aug. 15. (Press Trust of India)

Border Security Force Commandant Sudeep, (r), offers a box of sweets to Pakistan Rangers Superintendent Ashraf, (l), on the occasion of India’s Independence Day at the Attari-Wagah border, Aug. 15. (Press Trust of India)

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti holding the National tricolor as it fell off the post during its unfurling at Bakshi stadium during the celebration of 70th Independence Day in Srinagar, Aug. 15. (S. Irfan/PTI)

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti holding the National tricolor as it fell off the post during its unfurling at Bakshi stadium during the celebration of 70th Independence Day in Srinagar, Aug. 15. (S. Irfan/PTI)

President Pranab Mukherjee paying homage at Amar Jawan Jyoti on 70th Independence Day in New Delhi, Aug. 15. Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanbal and Army Chief Gen. Dalbir Singh Suhag are also seen. (Manvender Vashist/PTI)

President Pranab Mukherjee paying homage at Amar Jawan Jyoti on 70th Independence Day in New Delhi, Aug. 15. Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanbal and Army Chief Gen. Dalbir Singh Suhag are also seen. (Manvender Vashist/PTI)

Muslim women taking a selfie with the National flag on 70th Independence Day at a hostel in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, Aug. 15. (Press Trust of India)

Muslim women taking a selfie with the National flag on 70th Independence Day at a hostel in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, Aug. 15. (Press Trust of India)

Fishermen community taking out 'Tiranga Yatra' on boats in Lower Lake to mark 70th Independence day in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, Aug. 15. (Press Trust of India)

Fishermen community taking out ‘Tiranga Yatra’ on boats in Lower Lake to mark 70th Independence day in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, Aug. 15. (Press Trust of India)

Students sit in formation to create India's map ahead of 70th Independence day celebrations in Jammu, Aug. 12. (Press Trust of India)

Students sit in formation to create India’s map ahead of 70th Independence day celebrations in Jammu, Aug. 12. (Press Trust of India)

Minister of State Kiren Rijiju participates in the 'Tiranga Yatra' at Khardung La in Ladakh, Aug. 15. (Press Trust of India)

Minister of State Kiren Rijiju participates in the ‘Tiranga Yatra’ at Khardung La in Ladakh, Aug. 15. (Press Trust of India)

 Randeep Hooda and Dr. Romesh Japra arrive in horse-drawn carriage.

Randeep Hooda and Dr. Romesh Japra arrive in horse-drawn carriage.

Gulshan Grover (Amar D. Gupta/Siliconeer)

Gulshan Grover (Amar D. Gupta/Siliconeer)

Fire engines and police motorbikes led the parade. (Amar D. Gupta/Siliconeer)

Fire engines and police motorbikes led the parade. (Amar D. Gupta/Siliconeer)

Participants at Fremont parade. (Amar D. Gupta/Siliconeer)

Participants at Fremont parade. (Amar D. Gupta/Siliconeer)

Cupertino vice-mayor Savita Vaidhyanathan. (Amar D. Gupta/Siliconeer)

Cupertino vice-mayor Savita Vaidhyanathan. (Amar D. Gupta/Siliconeer)

Consul General Ambassador Venkatesan Ashok. (Amar D. Gupta/Siliconeer)

Consul General Ambassador Venkatesan Ashok. (Amar D. Gupta/Siliconeer)

Raima Sen (Amar D. Gupta/Siliconeer)

Raima Sen (Amar D. Gupta/Siliconeer)

Randeep Hooda (Vansh A. Gupta/Siliconeer)

Randeep Hooda (Vansh A. Gupta/Siliconeer)

Float at Fremont parade. (Amar D. Gupta/Siliconeer)

Float at Fremont parade. (Amar D. Gupta/Siliconeer)

Youth at Fremont parade. (Amar D. Gupta/Siliconeer)

Youth at Fremont parade. (Amar D. Gupta/Siliconeer)

Haryana float participants in Fremont. (Amar D. Gupta/Siliconeer)

Haryana float participants in Fremont. (Amar D. Gupta/Siliconeer)

Telangana float in Fremont. (Amar D. Gupta/Siliconeer)

Telangana float in Fremont. (Amar D. Gupta/Siliconeer)