Legendary boxer Mary Kom, former cricketers Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, and VVS Laxman, among others posted wishes as India celebrated its 75th Independence Day. While Tendulkar posted a pic from his playing days, Mary Kom, who was part of India’s Tokyo Olympics contingent present at the Red Fort for the Independence Day celebrations, posted with the Red Fort in the background and posted her wishes with a pic on social media. “I have always worn the Flag of India flag on my helmet with pride and it always reminded me why I stepped on the field. Wish a very Happy 75th #IndependenceDay to all the Indians across the globe. Jai Hind!” tweeted Tendulkar.

Mary Kom tweeted: “My warm greetings to all on the occasion of 75th Independence Day”.

Virender Sehwag and VVS Laxman also posted their wishes on social media.

Paddler Sharath Kamal, wrestler Ritu Phogat and Indian men’s hockey team’s goalkeeper PR Sreejesh sent their Independence Day wishes through social media.

India celebrated its 75th Independence Day on Sunday 15 August, remembering the day the country won freedom from the British rule in 1947.

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