[email protected]: Independence Day celebrations from Wagah to Hyderabad

India celebrated its 70th Independence Day today with India and Pakistan troops exchanging sweets at the Wagah border.

India-Pak meet at Wagah

Indian Border Security Force (BSF) Commandant Sudeep (3R) presents sweets as he shakes hand with the Pakistani Wing Commander Bilal (2L) during a ceremony to celebrate India's Independence Day at the India-Pakistan Wagah border post. (AFP)

India, Pak friendship at Wagah

BSF Commandant Sudeep (6R) presents sweets to Pakistani Wing Commander Bilal (6L) during a ceremony to celebrate India's Independence Day at the India-Pakistan Wagah border post on August 15, 2017. (AFP)

Wagah border

BSF Commandant Sudeep (4R) presents sweets to Pakistani Ranger (C) during a ceremony to celebrate India's Independence Day at the India-Pakistan Wagah border post. (AFP)

Independence Day in Chennai

An Indian student paints the Indian national flag at an event during Independence Day celebrations in Chennai. (AFP)

India celebrates Independence Day

An Indian student poses during an event in Chennai. (AFP)

India mapped

An Indian student with palms painted with the Indian national flag colours in Chennai. (AFP)

Independence Day at Secunderabad

Indian students practice prior to performing during Independence Day celebrations in Secunderabad. (AFP)

Mobile India

Women take pictures on their mobile phone prior to Independence Day celebrations in Secunderabad. (AFP)

RPF @ Independence Day celebrations

Indian Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel march during Independence Day celebrations in Secunderabad. (AFP)

India's 70th Independence Day

An Indian girl holds a flag during Independence Day celebrations in Secunderabad. (AFP)

Tri colour bangles

Girls wear tri colour bangles prior to Independence Day celebrations in Secunderabad. (AFP)

India's Independence Day

Indian students perform during Independence Day celebrations in Secunderabad. (AFP)

India's Independence celebrations in Delhi

An Indian armed forces contingent marches past during Independence Day celebrations at the historic Red Fort in New Delhi. (AFP)