Nation celebrates its 71st Independence Day on 15th August 2017

The nation celebrates its 71st Independence Day today (15th August 2017) and the main function was held at the Red Fort of the national capital where Prime Minister Narendra Modi hoisted the National Flag. The unfurling of the Tricolour was synchronized with the 21 Gun Salute fired by the valiant gunners of the elite 2281 Field Regiment (Ceremonial). In remembrance of heroes who have been awarded gallantry awards since Independence, launched the site http://gallantryawards.gov.in. PM also welcomed citizens’ participation in the process.

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