Rohit Sharma's photo on his Twitter account
As the entire nation gather to celebrate India's 70th anniversary of Independence, some Indian sports stars took to social networking site Twitter to convey their wishes.
Harbhajan Singh and his Bollywood celeb wife Geeta Basra posted a beautiful photo of the two of them keeping up to the them of the Indian tricolour with a heartfelt message on Instagram.
Among the likes were former India head coach Anil Kumble, cricketers Rohit Sharma and Ravichandran Ashwin, tennis aces Leander Paes and Sania Mirza, boxing champion Mary Kom, former cricketer VVS Laxman and Jwala Gutta others.
May the Indian tricolor always fly high. Warm wishes on the grand occasion of Independence DayðÂÂÂÂ®ðÂÂÂÂ³— Anil Kumble (@anilkumble1074) 15 August 2017
To all the soldiers sacrificing their lives for us to see better tomorrow we salute you,let's honour our freedom & strive for betterment pic.twitter.com/73cJ2QKu8f— Rohit Sharma (@ImRo45) 15 August 2017
Happy Independence Day ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ®ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ³ Jai Hind pic.twitter.com/SS1EwWQjju— Sania Mirza (@MirzaSania) 14 August 2017
True independence and freedom can only exist in doing what's RIGHT!!— Gutta Jwala (@Guttajwala) 14 August 2017
Happy Independence Day!! Jai Hind! pic.twitter.com/KNN9wnJpuX
Happy Independence Day.... Jai Hind!! pic.twitter.com/YwDiPHI63J— Mahesh Bhupathi (@Maheshbhupathi) 15 August 2017
Harbhajan Singh went on to post a video of himself wishing his Indian fans on the historic day.
Happy Independence Day! pic.twitter.com/4NbqgwVfbO— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) 15 August 2017
Pakistan's Shahid Afridi too, took to Twitter to wish India on their Independence Day. Pakistan celebrated their independence on 14 August.
Happy Independence Day India! No way to change neighbours, let's work towards peace, tolerance and love. Let humanity prevail.# HopeNotOut— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) 14 August 2017
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