75 years of India’s Independence: Celebrations in Goa at a glance

Venita Gomes

The national flag of India was hoisted by Goa Chief Minister, Pramod Sawant, during the 75th Independence Day celebrations in the state. | Picture Courtesy: Dr Pramod P Sawant/twitter
The CM also paid tributes to freedom fighters on the occasion of 75 years of India's Independence. | Picture Courtesy: Dr Pramod P Sawant/twitter
There were various ‘tiranga’ rallies by students, youngsters and other groups across the state during the three-day celebrations. | Picture Courtesy: Dr Pramod P Sawant/twitter
Motorcyclists took part in bike ‘tiranga’ rallies, commemorating 75 years of our country’s freedom from British rule. | Picture Courtesy: Mauvin Godinho / twitter
Schools played an important role by organising competitions, programmes and other activities as part of the 75th year of celebrations.
You can see how beautifully students formed the map of India by holding flags.
Various sites of historical importance, dams, bridges and houses across the state of Goa were illuminated with the Indian tricolor. | Picture Courtesy: ASI
The response to the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign gained quite a momentum as so man people proudly displayed flags in their homes.
Exhibition, talks and other events were held in the state to commemorate this glorious moment for the citizens of the country.