PM Modi inspected the guard of honour following his arrival for India's Independence Day celebrations, which marks the 70th anniversary of the end of British rule, at the historic Red Fort in New Delhi.
PM Modi with children at Red Fort
Prime Minister Modi surrounded by children participating in India's Independence Day celebrations at the Red Fort in New Delhi. (AFP)
In his speech PM Modi said: Na gaali se samasya sulajhne wali hai, na goli se...samasya suljhegi har Kashmiri ko gale lagane se: PM Modi (We cannot solve the Kashmir problem by exchanging the wrong kind of words, neither with bullets instead we must embrace the people of Kashmir) (AFP)