US jewellery brand Tiffany and Hong Kong's flagship carrier, Cathay Pacific, have also been heavily criticised in China.
According to Railway officials, like Ripon building, Egmore station too will be illuminated with special colours on particular days.
The Head of the Nation also talked about the Triple Talaq Bill, insisting that his Muslim sisters were also deserving of justice and this evil had to be eradicated.
Many travellers from Bengaluru used the occasion to enjoy a great mid-year getaway of 5-7 days by converting the long weekend into a week-long vacation.
Chodankar added that the RSS had aligned with the colonial British during the freedom struggle and had no right to appropriate the freedom movement.
Jalalabad is the scene of frequent bomb attacks, and the surrounding terrain is home to both Taliban fighters and the Islamic State group's local affiliate.
Taliban in a statement rejected any involvement in the attack and said they condemn the incidents which target women and children.
Upon reaching Sarjapura Circle, the residents were joined by shopkeepers, bystanders and passers-by, with the carnival coming to an end at 8.30pm.
The Independence Day flower show at the Lalbagh Botanical Garden, which began on August 9, and ended on Sunday, proved to be a big hit among the visitors.
In the previous years, the foreign language services of ESD of AIR carried only the highlights of the speech made by the Prime Minister.
The function has had the enthusiastic support of the local Gram Panchayat which has continued to extend its support since the tradition began in 2015.
Much before preparations for the Independence Day begin, flag-makers across the country work without a pause .
Bengeri unit in Hubballi is the only authorised one in the country to make the official National Flag
As the nation celebrated Independence Day with patriotic fervour, the event turned out to be a dull affair at a school at Panchagochhia village under Narasinghpur block in Cuttack district.
Skip the usual weekend plans and try going for poetry slam, heritage walks, food walks and comedy shows instead