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.
Prime Minister Modi surrounded by children participating in India's Independence Day celebrations at the Red Fort in New Delhi. (AFP)
Prime Minister Modi delivers his speech at the Red Fort in New Delhi. (AFP)
PM Modi addressing the nation at the 70th Independence Day said women in India had to lead a ''pitiable life due to triple talaq".
"The women of this country created a revolution against triple talaq. I admire their courage. I believe India will fully support the women in their struggle," India's Prime Minister declared. (AP)
PM Modi waves to children participating in India's Independence Day celebrations. (AFP)
Special Protection Group (SPG) keep a watch as Prime Minister Modi addresses the nation on India's 70th Independence Day. (AFP)
During his speech at the Red Fort, PM Modi said:"January 1, 2018, will not be an ordinary day, those born in this century will be turning 18." (AFP)
PM Modi inspects the guard of honour at the Red Fort in New Delhi. (AFP)
In his speech, the PM Modi said: "We are nurturing our youth to be job creators and not just job seekers."
"The poison of casteism and communalism can never be beneficial for our nation. This is the country of Lord Buddha and Mahatma Gandhi," PM said from the Red Fort. (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)