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Independence Day: Buildings lit up in tricolour across the country

By Chennabasaveshwar
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Bengaluru, Aug 15: On the eve of 72nd Independence Day celebrations, government buildings across the country were illuminated with tricolour.

A creation by sand sculpting artist Sudarshan Pattanaik on the eve of Independence Day at a beach, in Puri on Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018. (PTI Photo)

In the wake of terror alerts, a cordon of tight security, including NSG snipers, elite SWAT commandos, kite catchers, has been thrown around the Red Fort, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation on the 72nd Independence Day.

Bengal Governor House

Bengal Governor House

A view of Bengal Governor House illuminated in tricolour ahead of Independence Day, in Kolkata on Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018. PTI Photo

Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha

Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha

Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha illuminated on the eve of the 72nd Independence Day celebrations, in Lucknow on Tuesday. Aug. 14, 2018. PTI Photo

Reserve bank of India

Reserve bank of India

Illuminated building of Reserve bank of India as part of Independence Day celebrations, in New Delhi, on Tuesday. Aug 14, 2018. (PTI Photo

Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus

Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus

A view of Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus lit up in tricolour on the eve of Independence Day, in Mumbai on Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018. PTI Photo

Parliament house

Parliament house

Parliament house building illuminated as part of Independence Day celebrations, in New Delhi, on Tuesday. Aug 14, 2018. PTI Photo

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