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Colours of the tricolour

Last updated on: August 14, 2010 15:00 IST


Photographs: Ajay Verma/Reuters
On August 15th as India celebrates its 63rd independence day, rediff.com presents a colourful tribute to the proud nation.

Image: A man shows balloons in the colours of the Indian flag to his child at a market during India's Independence Day celebrations in Chandigarh. Click on NEXT for more photos...

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Standing Tall

Image: A man holds the Indian flag during independence day celebrations in Jammu
Photographs: Amit Gupta/Reuters

 

United Colours of India

Image: The Children in tricolor formation at the full dress rehearsal of the 64th Independence Day, at Red Fort, in Delhi on August 13, 2010
Photographs: PIB
 

Waving Flag

Image: A vender sells Indian national flags to his customers at a shop in Siliguri. National flags are in big demand during Independence Day celebrations
Photographs: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters
 

More than just 24 spokes

Image: A worker is seen through a flag as he gives finishing touches to an Indian flag at a workshop in Siliguri
Photographs: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters
 

Have you bought one?

Image: A boy sells Iflags at a traffic intersection in Mumbai
Photographs: Arko Datta/Reuters
 

Keep that head high

Image: A boy attends Independence Day celebrations at a school in a slum area in Siliguri
Photographs: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters