- Indian Consul General Randhir Jaiswal waving the tricolor at Times Square in New York
- A large number of Indians gathered near the Burj Khalifa in Dubai to celebrate India’s Independence Day
The tricolor was hoisted around the world on Saturday on the occasion of India’s 74th Independence Day. Important places in the United States, Canada and the United Arab Emirates were lit up with tricolors. The tricolor was first flown at Times Square in the United States.
The Empire State Building here was lit by the three colors of the Indian flag. The flow of water from Niagara Falls in Canada was also seen shining with the light of these three colors. The UAE’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, was also spotted painted saffron on August 15 in white and green.
The Drive Throw Festival was held in the United States on the occasion of Independence Day. About 800 trains took part near Washington. Meanwhile, people were seen carrying tricolors in their hands and wearing Indian clothes. Patriotic songs were also sung along with the convoy of vehicles. It was organized by Indian-American couple Manish Sood and Deepa Sahni.
On August 15, the Empire Building in New York City, USA was illuminated in three colors.
The tricolor was waved in Times Square
In New York, Indian Consul General Randhir Jaiswal hoisted the Indian flag on Times Square in the United States. More than 200 Indian-Americans were present. People waved the tricolor and chanted patriotic slogans.
The tricolor was also seen on Times Square in New York, USA, right next to the American national flag.
Celebrating India’s Independence Day in the UAE too
The Burj Khalifa in Dubai, United Arab Emirates was illuminated with the Indian flag on August 15 at around 8.45 am. For about 10 minutes, the building looks radiant with these colors. Even last year, on August 15, the country’s tallest building was decorated with the Indian flag.
The Adenk Tower in Abu Dhabi also shone with three colors of tricolor, saffron, white and green on Saturday. A large number of Indians gathered near the Bharaj Khalifa and celebrated India’s Independence Day.
Dubai’s Burj Khalifa was surrounded by tricolors on the occasion of Indian Independence Day on August 15.
Independence Day celebrations in many Canadian cities
Independence Day was celebrated in many cities in Canada on Saturday. Indians in Canada staged car rallies. People also took care to avoid the Corona epidemic during this period. The country’s most popular tourist destination, Niagara Falls, was illuminated with the tricolor.
A flag hoisting program was also held in Toronto under the chairmanship of Consul General of India Apoorva Srivastava. The city hall of Toronto was also illuminated by the Indian flag.