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Celebrating India's independence day, across the country

Indian army soldiers demonstrate a martial art technique on the occasion of 65th anniversary of India's independence from British rule, in Bangalore, India, on Aug. 15.
Indian army soldiers demonstrate a martial art technique on the occasion of 65th anniversary of India's independence from British rule, in Bangalore, India, on Aug. 15.Aijaz Rahi / AP
Schoolchildren wearing Indian flag color dresses sit in front of the 17th century Red Fort during a gathering to mark 65th anniversary of India's independence from British rule, in New Delhi, India, on Aug. 15.
Schoolchildren wearing Indian flag color dresses sit in front of the 17th century Red Fort during a gathering to mark 65th anniversary of India's independence from British rule, in New Delhi, India, on Aug. 15.Manish Swarup / AP

Indian army soldiers demonstrate a martial art technique on the occasion of 65th anniversary of India's independence from British rule, in Bangalore, India, on Aug. 15.
Indian army soldiers demonstrate a martial art technique on the occasion of 65th anniversary of India's independence from British rule, in Bangalore, India, on Aug. 15.Aijaz Rahi / AP

An Indian woman cadet from National Cadet Corps gestures towards her colleague on the occasion of 65th anniversary of India's independence from British rule, in Srinagar, India, on Aug. 15.
An Indian woman cadet from National Cadet Corps gestures towards her colleague on the occasion of 65th anniversary of India's independence from British rule, in Srinagar, India, on Aug. 15.Mukhtar Khan / AP

Members of police wait with their trumpets to perform as a school girl sits on steps during a gathering on the occasion of 65th anniversary of India's independence from British rule, in Bangalore, India, on Aug. 15.
Members of police wait with their trumpets to perform as a school girl sits on steps during a gathering on the occasion of 65th anniversary of India's independence from British rule, in Bangalore, India, on Aug. 15.Aijaz Rahi / AP

Jammu and Kashmir policemen march on the occasion of 65th anniversary of India's independence from British rule, in Jammu, India, on Aug. 15.
Jammu and Kashmir policemen march on the occasion of 65th anniversary of India's independence from British rule, in Jammu, India, on Aug. 15.Channi Anand / AP

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