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:
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