India is celebrating its 69th independence day today. A multi layered security ring is in place in view of the Independence Day celebrations in the national capital.


As the unfurling of the national flag at the Red Fort has been witnessed by thousands of people, a bullet-proof glass enclosure was erected for the Prime Minister. The security personnel are working round the clock to ensure proper safety and to avoid any untoward incident.

Meanwhile, Pakistan yesterday celebrated its 69th Independence Day with patriotic zeal and national enthusiasm. Following decades of Hindu-Muslim hostilities in the Indian Sub-continent, Pakistan was carved out of British India on August 14, 1947 as the British Raj in the region finally came to an end.


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