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Haridwar: Baba Ramdev unfurls 100-ft-long national flag at Patanjali Yogpeeth

ANI
Published : Aug 15, 2017, 1:01 pm IST
Updated : Aug 15, 2017, 1:01 pm IST

India is celebrating its 71st Independence Day in 2017.

Persuading the development of an India on the backdrop of the youth, Modi urged the formation of a 'New India' on Tuesday in his Independence Day speech. (Photo: ANI)
 Persuading the development of an India on the backdrop of the youth, Modi urged the formation of a 'New India' on Tuesday in his Independence Day speech. (Photo: ANI)

Haridwar: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev has hoisted a 100 ft tricolor, on Tuesday at Patanjali Yogpeeth in Haridwar.

India is celebrating its 71st Independence Day in 2017.

2017 also marks the 75th anniversary of the ' Quit India Movement', 100th anniversary of the ' Champaran Satyagraha', and the 125th anniversary of Ganesh Utsav, as mentioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing the nation from Red Fort on Tuesday.

Additionally, persuading the development of an India on the backdrop of the youth, Prime Minister Modi urged the formation of a 'New India'.

"January 1 2018 will not be an ordinary day; those born in this century will start turning 18, the ' Bhagya Vidhatas' of our country. Everybody is equal in our nation; no one is big or small. Together we can bring a positive change in the nation," he said.

Tags: baba ramdev, national flag, narendra modi, independence day
Location: India, Uttarakhand, Haridwar