Rehearsals in full swing as India gears up for its 70th Independence Day celebrations [Photos]

On the eve of India's Independence Day celebrations, Raisina Hills in New Delhi has become a photographic spot

FP Staff August 14, 2016 15:17:33 IST
On the eve of India's Independence Day celebrations, Raisina Hills in New Delhi has become a photographic spot. Reuters
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On the eve of India's Independence Day celebrations, Raisina Hills in New Delhi has become a photographic spot. Reuters
A cyclist rides past the illuminated Raisina Hills ahead of India's Independence Day celebrations in New Delhi, India. Reuters
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A cyclist rides past the illuminated Raisina Hills ahead of India's Independence Day celebrations in New Delhi, India. Reuters
Ahead of India's Independence Day celebration, preparations are on as an artist adjusts his mask before taking part in the full-dress rehearsal in Kolkata. Re
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Ahead of India's Independence Day celebration, preparations are on as an artist adjusts his mask before taking part in the full-dress rehearsal in Kolkata. Re
Rehearsals are on as policewomen march during the full-dress as India gears up for its 70th Independence Day celebration. REUTERS
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Rehearsals are on as policewomen march during the full-dress as India gears up for its 70th Independence Day celebration. REUTERS
While curfew has been slammed across the Kashmir Valley, that hasn't stopped the Indian policemen from taking part in the full-dress rehearsal ahead of India's Independence Day in Srinagar. Reuters
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While curfew has been slammed across the Kashmir Valley, that hasn't stopped the Indian policemen from taking part in the full-dress rehearsal ahead of India's Independence Day in Srinagar. Reuters
With Home Minister Rajnath Singh initiating a high level meeting over the security situation across the country and specially in Kashmir, that hasn't the policewomen from rehearsing  stunts on their motorbikes in Srinagar. Reuters
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With Home Minister Rajnath Singh initiating a high level meeting over the security situation across the country and specially in Kashmir, that hasn't the policewomen from rehearsing  stunts on their motorbikes in Srinagar. Reuters