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Indian monuments lit up in Tricolour to mark 76th Independence Day

This year on August 15, India held a special celebration for its 75th Independence Day anniversary, which capped a year-long campaign launched by the government under the banner 'Azaadi ka Amrit Mahotsav'. 

From societies and educational institutions to workplaces, Independence Day was celebrated with pomp and flair across the country. To mark the occasion, several institutions and iconic buildings across the country were illuminated in the colours of the national flag. Here are some photos of monuments and heritage buildings that were decked up:

Rashtrapati Bhavan illuminated on the eve of 76th Independence Day of India.
Rashtrapati Bhavan illuminated on the eve of 76th Independence Day of India. Photo courtesy: Pallav Paliwal
Humayun tomb in New Delhi illuminated with tricolour lights.
Humayun tomb in New Delhi illuminated with tricolour lights. Photo courtesy: Pallav Paliwal
India Gate lights up in Tricolour on the occasion of Independence Day
India Gate lights up in Tricolour on the occasion of Independence Day. Photo courtesy: Pallav Paliwal
Safdarjung Tomb illuminated in tricolor lights as part of 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav' celebrations.
Safdarjung Tomb illuminated in tricolor lights as part of 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav' celebrations. Photo courtesy: Pallav Paliwal

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