Independence Day 2022 Live Updates: PM Narendra Modi Extends 76th I-Day Greetings, To Address the Nation Shortly From Red Fort As India Marks 75 Years of Independence

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Mumbai, August 15: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation today, August 15 on the occasion of Independence Day as the country marks 75 Years of Independence. PM Modi will unfurl the national flag followed by the playing of the National Anthem and the firing of a 21-gun salute. Post this, Prime Minister Modi will address the nation from the ramparts of the majestic Red Fort in New Delhi.

This year’s Independence Day speech will be PM Modi’s 9th I-Day address to the countrymen as the Prime Minister of India after succeeding former PM Manmohan Singh in 2014. In view of the Independence Day celebrations and PM Modi’s address to the nation, the Delhi Police have made elaborate security arrangements at the Red Fort and across the national capital. PM Narendra Modi’s Independence Day Speeches Over the Years: Watch Videos of Indian Prime Minister Ahead of His 15th of August 2022 Speech From Ramparts of Red Fort.

Here are live updates as India completes 75 Years of Independence:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is most likely to begin his address to the nation from the Red Fort at  around 7.33 am.

Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) jawans celebrate 76th Independence Day at a peak of 18,800 feet in Sikkim.

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PM Modi extends greetings to the nation

PM Narendra Modi is all set to hoist the National Flag and address the nation from the ramparts of Red Fort as the Nation celebrates 76th Independence Day today. On the occasion of Independence Day 2022, PM Modi took to Twitter to extend greetings to the nation on completing 75 years of Independence and celebrating 76th Independence Day.

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Watch PM Narendra Modi’s address to the nation here:

Where to watch PM Modi’s Independence Day Speech:

PM Narendra Modi’s Independence Day speech will be broadcasted by Doordarshan and All India Radio. Besides, Doordarshan will also live stream the 76th Independence Day event on its YouTube channel. Alternatively, the live link of the 76th Independence Day event will also be shared on PM Narendra Modi’s Twitter handle (@narendramodi), and PIB India’s Twitter handle (@PIB_India). The 76th Independence Day speech will also be available for viewing on the official Facebook pages of Doordarshan, AIR, and PM Modi. Meanwhile, the PMO’s official Twitter handle will also provide constant updates about the event.

Special guests for 76th Independence Day celebrations at Red Fort:

This year’s Independence Day celebrations will not only in grand but also very special. Ahead of the 76th Independence Day celebration, Defence secretary Ajay Kumar said that mortuary workers, street vendors, Anganwadi workers, and Mudra Scheme loanees will be special guests for the 15th August Independence Day celebration.

Besides mortuary workers and street vendors, cadets from 14 countries – Mauritius, Argentina, Seychelles, UAE, Mozambique, Fiji, USA, UK, Indonesia, Maldives, Nigeria, Brazil, Uzbekistan, and Kyrgyzstan have been invited to witness the 76th Independence Day celebration. Kumar also said that for the first time indigenous designed and developed ATAGS guns will be used along with British guns for the ceremonial salute at the Red Fort.

(The above story first appeared on Fresh Headline on Aug 15, 2022 07:05 AM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website