Independence Day 2020: Rehearsal pics of 15 August celebrations

By Lokmat English Desk | Published: August 13, 2020 01:43 PM2020-08-13T13:43:07+5:302020-08-13T13:43:07+5:30


With the 74th Independence Day just around the corner, various parts of the country, including the iconic Red Fort in the national capital, witnessed the full dress rehearsal of the event on Thursday.

Although Covid-19 has been a dampener for most events and occasions this year, the spirits of the participating personnel in the full dress rehearsal events across the country soared high and in full enthusiasm for the event that is to take place on August 15.

In Delhi, the rehearsal took place amid the downpour. Visuals from the Red Fort exhibited personnel in mask, observing social distancing while marching in line to the tune of the band

In Jammu full dress rehearsal was held at Mini Stadium Parade Ground today for Independence Day celebrations

This year’s Independence Day celebrations in the national capital shall consist of the ceremony at the Red Fort which will include the presentation of a Guard of Honour by the Armed Forces and the Delhi Police to the Prime Minister.

In Bhopal full dress rehearsal was held at Motilal Nehru Stadium Parade Ground today for 74th Independence Day celebrations.

The unfurling of the National Flag will take place as usual accompanied by the playing of the National Anthem and firing of 21-gun salute. The prime minister’s speech shall be followed by the singing of the National Anthem and the release of tricoloured balloons towards the end.