Chief Ministers across India celebrated the Independence Day. Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray unfurled the tricolour on Saturday. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath hoisted the national flag at Lucknow's Vidhan Sabha. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik took part in Independence Day celebrations. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal distributed sweets on the occasion. Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar hoisted the national flag in Panchkula. Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal also celebrated Independence Day. Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot hoisted the national flag in Jaipur. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan celebrated the day at his residence. Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren hoisted the tricolour at Ranchi's Morabadi Ground. Soren also reviewed the Guard of Honour on the auspicious event. India is celebrating its 74th Independence Day on August 15. This year, curtailed celebrations have been planned in view of the Covid pandemic. Security has been tightened at borders and across the national capital. Additional cops have been deployed to maintain law and order situation.
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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan unveiled the statue of 'Bharat Mata' at Shaurya Memorial in Bhopal on the occasion of 74th Independence Day. Earlier, the Chief Minister hoisted national flag to mark the day.
On the occasion of 74th Independence Day, Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Ashok Gehlot hoisted national flag. Meanwhile, Madhya Pradesh CM, Shivraj Singh Chouhan also celebrated Independence Day at his residence. This year, the celebrations have been kept minimal in view of coronavirus spread.
2 people were arrested in Madhya Pradesh's Shajapur on August 02 for allegedly killing their friend. According to the police, both the accused had lost Rs 2.50 lakh and therefore planned to steal the money from their friend's bank account. They ordered for a new ATM card and in order to make it operational they required the OTP which had to come on the friend's mobile phone. For getting the OTP, both the accused killed him. Later they took the OPT and withdrew Rs 20,000.
Heavy rainfall damaged wheat crop in multiple centers of MP's Shajapur on June 26. The wheat was stored for the purpose of being sent to fair price wheat purchase centers. Wheat in around 25 centers not only got drenched in rain but some of it even got rotten. District Cooperative Bank, CEO AK Harsola said, "If it wasn't kept properly, it's responsibility of concerned Society. We have directed to dry wheat that's not rotten, after which it will be transported. 3000 MT of wheat yet to be sent to centers."
The India Meteorological Department has predicted that Delhi is likely to receive light rainfall on August 15."The monsoon in North-western India is still quite active. It will likely drizzle with light rain in Delhi tomorrow. The exact real-time weather conditions will be updated in our 'Nowcast' weather prediction," said RK Jenamani, Senior Scientist of IMD.
Heavy rain lashed in parts of Jaipur on August 14. Jaipur experienced waterlogging due to heavy downpour. India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rainfall in the city for today and light rainfall for the next 48 hours.
Parts of Surat city faced waterlogging following heavy rainfall on August 14. Streets at Parvat Patiya area were completely flooded. India Meteorological Dept (IMD) has predicted 'Generally cloudy sky with heavy rain' in the city today.