Medak (Telangana) [India], Aug 16 (ANI): Telangana minister for animal husbandry, fisheries and cinematography Talasani Srinivas Yadav hoisted the national flag at the collector's office in Medak on Saturday on the occasion of the 74th Independence Day.
MLAs Padma Devender Reddy, Madan Reddy, Zilla Parishad chairperson Hemalatha, among others were present at the programme.
Earlier on Saturday morning, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao also hoisted the national flag at Pragathi Bhavan on Saturday.
He also paid floral tribute to Mahatma Gandhi.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi hoisted the national flag and delivered the customary address to the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort in Delhi to mark the occasion.
The 74th Independence Day function was relatively muted this year in terms of participation of people in view of the COVID-19 crisis. (ANI)