Independence Day 2019: Mumbai's Iconic CSMT, BMC Headquarters And Mantralaya Illuminated in Tricolour Lights; See Pics
CSTM illuminated on eve of Independence Day 2019. (Photo Credits: ANI)

Mumbai, August 14: Ahead of Independence Day 2019, Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, known popularly as CSMT has been lighted up in tricolour. The tradition is followed every year and this time the Mantralaya (assembly), BMC headquarters is also covered in lights of the Indian flag. President Ram Nath Kovind's Address to Nation on Eve of Independence Day 2019: 'Confident That Recent Changes For Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh Will Greatly Benefit Residents There'.

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However, on the eve of the Independence Day 2019, important buildings and landmark structures don the colour of the Indian flag as a mark of celebration.

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Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, officially known as Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, was initially named the Victoria Terminus and is a historic terminal train station recognised as UNESCO World Heritage Site. On Thurday, August 15, 2019, India will celebrate the 73rd Independence Day.