From 1947 - 2015: India celebrates Independence day

The Madras Central Railway station illuminated on Independence Day in August 1947
Lord Mountbatten disclosing Britain's
Lord and Lady Mountbatten arriving at the Council Chamber in the Government coach for the ceremonies held on August 15, 1947.
Lord Mountbatten, Lady Mountbatten and Jawaharlal Nehru photographed during the Independence Day celebrations at India Gate, New Delhi, on August 15, 1947.
C. Rajagopalachari, Governor General of India, at Jumma Masjid, Delhi, on the eve of Independence Day in 1948.
Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru addressing a mammoth public meeting at Red Fort on Independence Day, on August 15, 1954.
1956: The then President, Dr. Rajendra Prasad on his way to the Island Grounds in Madras to inspect a special rally in connection with the Independence Day.
Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru taking salute from the three armed forces during Independence Day at Red Fort in Delhi on August 15, 1960.
Jawaharlal Nehru at Rajghat, accompanied by his daughter Indira Gandhi, grandsons Sanjay Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi and the Maharana of Udaipur.
Photo showing a school in Madras celebrating Independence Day in 1961.
Prime Minister Sri Rajiv Gandhi addressing the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort in Delhi on August 15, 1988 on the occasion of 42nd Independence Day.
The then Prime Minister Mr. P.V. Narasimha Rao addresses the Nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort on the 45th Independence Day in New Delhi on August 15, 1991.
President Dr. Shanker Dayal Sharma addressing the Nation on the eve of Independence Day in 1996.

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