India will celebrate its 74th Independence on Saturday. PM Modi will unfurl the Tricolour and then address the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unfurl the Tricolour at the Red Fort on August 15 to mark the 74th year of India’s Independence from the British rule. The unfurling of the national flag will be followed by a speech.
This would be the seventh time when Narendra Modi will unfurl the Tricolour at the ramparts of the Red Fort and address the nation since he took over as the Prime Minister of India in May 2014.
PM Modi’s speech address will be aired on television channels. It will be telecast live by national broadcaster Doordarshan.
PM Modi’s Independence Day speech is likely to begin at 7.30 am after hoisting of the Tricolour. The Prime Minister is likely to highlight the achievements of the government in his speech, including the management of the coronavirus situation, measures to revive the economy with a special thrust on Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan.
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Meanwhile, tight security arrangements are in place in the national capital ahead of the Independence Day.