In Pictures: Independence Day celebrations from Mumbai

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Pre-Independence Day Rally

As India celebrates its 70th Independence Day on August 15, 2016, here’s a few pictures capturing the country’s financial capital on the eve of the momentous occasion and some from the early morning celebrations across the city.

In Pictures: Independance Day celebrations from Mumbai
CST (Picture: Mumbai Rail Users)
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BMC Headquarters (Picture: Aamchi Dombivli)
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Vidhan Sabha (Picture: Sakal Mumbai)
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Mumbai International Airport (Picture: Mumbai India)
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Flag hoisting at CST (Picture: Central Railway)
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70 children representing nation’s heroes at Bandra (Picture: Ashish Shelar)
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Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis at Pre-Independence Day Rally
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Actor Amitabh Bachchan greeting fans outside his Juhu Bungalow

And one from the history books

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Red Fort on 1st Independence Day (Picture: Homai Vyarawalla)
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