Iconic Gateway of India lights up to mark 70th I-Day


We'll bring you live updates from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's independence day speech tomorrow morning. "I will read those ideas myself and shall try to express them in whatever time I have with me on 15 August", Prime Minister Modi said. Earlier today, President Ram Nath Kovind addressed the nation on the eve of India's Independence Day.

Ahead of the Independence Day, all the security agencies are working in co ordination to secure Delhi against all possible terror threats. Paying homage to freedom fighters who sacrificed everything in their efforts to win freedom for the country, President added, "We are indebted to those who laid down there lives for our independence".

" Thousands of security personnel, including 9,100 personnel from the Delhi Police, have been deployed in and around the historic Mughal fort which will see the presence of senior ministers, top bureaucrats, foreign dignitaries and common people during the PM's address. Your inputs may find their way to PM Modi's Independence Day Speech!"

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Another leader Ajay Maken wanted the Prime Minister to deliver an apology for the "murder" of kids in Gorakhpur in his address from the ramparts of the Red Fort on Independence Day.