New Delhi, Aug 15: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation on the 70th Independence Day of India. Prior of his speech, Narendra Modi will hoist the national flag at the historic Red Fort in Delhi. The Independence Day speech of the Prime Minister has its own importance. The live streaming of Narendra Modi’s Independence Day speech 2016 will be available at the YouTube channel of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. You can watch the live telecast of Narendra Modi 70th Independence Day speech here. PM Narendra Modi will address the nation from the Red Fort at 7.30 AM onwards. Also Read - Wear Masks, Maintain Social Distancing: Modi in Message to Bengal For Durga Puja Festivities | Highlights

After arriving at Lahori Gate of Red Fort, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be received by the Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar, Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subhash Bhamre and Defence Secretary Shri G Mohan Kumar. Ahead of his address, PM Modi asked people for topics to incorporate in the speech. Modi invited citizens to contribute their views, their ideas, their suggestions, indeed their own vision for his Independence Day speech 2016. The Prime Minister has also asked the BJP MPs to highlight the contributions of freedom fighters and martyrs among school children on this Independence Day. Also Read - Give Concrete Solutions, Not Plain Speeches: Congress Slams PM Modi Over His Address to Nation

After receiving general salute from a combined Inter-Services and Police Guards, Narendra Modi will inspect the Guard of Honour. Thereafter, PM Modi will proceed to the ramparts of the Red Fort where he will be greeted by Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar, Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subhash Bhamre, Chief of the Army Staff General Dalbir Singh, Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha and Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba. The GOC Delhi area will conduct the Prime Minister to the dais to unfurl the National Flag. After hoisting the national flag, Narendra Modi will deliver his speech. Watch Narendra Modi’s Independence Day speech 2016 below: Also Read - Anticipating Backlash, BJP Turns Off 'Dislike' Button on YouTube Channel Amid PM Modi's Address to The Nation