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the 75th anniversary of its independence. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will lead the ‘Har Haath Tiranga’ celebration on Sunday on the eve of Independence Day.

“Tirangamayi Dhaohar As part of the #HarGharTiranga campaign, @ASIGoI is lighting up monuments across India in tricolor hues. #AmritMahotsav,” Union Culture Minister Meenakshi Lekhi tweeted on Saturday. She also shared a montage of illuminated monuments made by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday he was delighted and proud of the astonishing response to the “Har Ghar Tiranga” movement. He also said record turnout was seen from people from different walks of life in the campaign.

Modi shared his tweet saying, “Our priceless heritage and Tiranga! This effort will surely strengthen the #HarGharTiranga movement. Other illuminated monuments include Sun Temple, Konark, Odisha; Sanchi stupa, Madhya Pradesh; Ruins of Hampi, Karnataka; Charmimar, Hyderabad; Metacalfe Hall, Kolkata, ruins of the old Nalanda University, Bihar; St Francis of Assisi, Goa; the residence, Lucknow and Kesariya Stupa, Bihar.

In Delhi, the UNESCO World Heritage Sites Qutub Minar and Humayun’s Tomb; and Purana Quila, Safdarjung Tomb, Jantar Mantar and Ajmere Gate were also illuminated in the tricolor theme. ASI also shared a short video giving a “glimpse of the illuminated Thousand Pillar Temple, Hanamkonda in tricolor by ASI Hyderabad Circle.”

From the historic residence in Lucknow, site of key events during the Sepoy Mutiny in 1857, to the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi in Porbander, ASI is also ready to raise the national flag at the sites of 150 of its monuments. on Independence Day, officials said. “Our national flag would be hoisted at ASI sites spanning the length and breadth of the country in the true spirit of India’s diversity and the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. They will be hoisted at Fatehpur Sikri and Agra Fort in our circle of Agra. In Delhi, the tricolor will fly high over the ruins of Kotla Feroz Shah and Purana Qila,” a senior official previously told PTI.

The Taj Mahal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is not on the list of monumental sites where the national flag would be raised on August 15, he said. The main Independence Day celebrations take place each year at the Red Fort where the Prime Minister hoists the national flag on the ramparts of the Mughal-era monument. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, along with Qutub Minar and Humayun’s Tomb, Delhi.

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