Independence Day 2021 LATEST Updates: On the 75th anniversary of Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the nation from Red Fort. This is his eighth handle because the prime minister.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s motorcade arrived on the historic Red Fort in New Delhi. He will shortly handle the nation.
In a tweet, Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal stated, “On this historic occasion, let the sacrifice of those who fought for our freedom inspire us to embrace the greatness of India and guide us to build a nation that leads the world in every sphere.”
Bhutanese Prime Minister Lotay Tshering despatched his “warmest wishes on this special occasion” to the individuals of India.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi wished fellow residents on the event of India’s 75th Independence Day on Sunday in an early morning tweet.
India will rejoice its 75th Independence Day on Sunday, 15 August. It marks the day when the nation grew to become free from colonial British rule and is a reminder of the numerous sacrifices of our freedom fighters.
Security has been scaled up throughout the National Capital forward of Independence Day with 1000’s of personnel protecting strict vigil at strategic areas, together with the Delhi-borders the place farmers have been on a sit-in for over eight months to protest the centre’s new agri legal guidelines, officers stated on Saturday.
According to the police, a multi-layered safety cowl has been put on the Red Fort from the place Prime Minister Narendra Modi will handle the nation on the 75nd Independence Day.
Multi-layered safety preparations are additionally in place with heavy barricading and additional picket deployments at important installations throughout town, together with the Indira Gandhi International Airport, railway stations and bus terminals together with border areas to thwart any untoward incident.
Anti-sabotage checks are being carried out and patrolling has been intensified throughout town, together with on the Yamuna river the place patrolling is being carried out on motor boats by the Delhi Police. Anti-terrorist measures are being carried out in view of menace notion and intelligence inputs, they stated.
Chinmoy Biswal, Delhi Police PRO stated, “In view of Independence day, elaborate security arrangements have been made in coordination with other security agencies at and around Red Fort in a coordinated manner. Arrangements have been made to combat hostile elements. No aerial objects, balloons are allowed this Independence Day.”
At the Mughal-era fort, a safety ring, together with NSG snipers, elite SWAT commandos and kite catchers, have been positioned, whereas anti drone techniques have additionally been put in there in view of current terror assault at IAF station in Jammu airport, officers stated.
Policemen in civil costume could be deployed at strategic areas throughout the capital with further focus in and across the Red Fort.
As a part of the anti-terror measures, enhanced police presence, intensive checking at susceptible factors, checking of accommodations and visitor homes, SIM card and second-hand automotive sellers, sensitisation of cyber cafe homeowners and verification of tenant and servant drives have been intensively carried out by all of the police stations, officers stated.
All the autos are being totally checked for any suspicious exercise particularly on the border factors, they stated.
PCR vans, ”Prakhar” vans and QRT (Quick Reaction Team) vans have been stationed at as a part of safety deployment together with intensified patrolling by police personnel on bike throughout town, police officers stated.
The Delhi Traffic Police had additionally issued an advisory for the Independence Day perform on the Red Fort to make sure protected and easy circulation of autos throughout town.
Eight roads — Netaji Subhash Marg, Lothian Road, SP Mukherjee Marg, Chandni Chowk Road, Nishad Raj Marg, Esplanade Road and its Link Road to Netaji Subhash Marg, Ring Road from Rajghat to ISBT and Outer Ring Road from ISBT to IP flyover – will probably be closed for common public from four am to 10 am.
Flying of sub-conventional aerial platforms like para-gliders, para-motors, dangle gliders, UAVs, micro gentle plane, remotely piloted plane, sizzling air balloons, small dimension powered plane, quadcopters or para-jumping from plane and so on. are prohibited over the jurisdiction of National Capital Territory of Delhi as much as 16 August.
With inputs from PTI