Bengaluru, Aug 15: On the eve of 72nd Independence Day celebrations, government buildings across the country were illuminated with tricolour.
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
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 illuminated on the eve of the 72nd Independence Day celebrations, in Lucknow on Tuesday. Aug. 14, 2018. PTI Photo
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
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 building illuminated as part of Independence Day celebrations, in New Delhi, on Tuesday. Aug 14, 2018. PTI Photo