Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh pay tribute to armed forces on India's 74th Independence Day

Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh pay tribute to armed forces on India's 74th Independence Day

Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli and former all-rounder Yuvraj Singh paid tribute to the armed forces and martyred soldiers on the occasion of the country's 74th Independence Day on Saturday. While Kohli urged wished for the well-being of the soldiers who are fighting on the frontline's to keep the India safe, Yuvraj remembered the sacrifices of all those who laid down their lives for the country. "Wishing everyone a Happy Independence Day! Flag of India God bless our great nation and its countrymen especially the ones who are away from their families, fighting on the front lines to keep us safe. Jai Hind," Kohli tweeted.

" Thousands martyred their lives so that we could achieve independence. Let's become citizens who honor that sacrifice and bring glory to our nation. 2020 has been a difficult year for all, but with the courageous spirit of India, we will win, united as one," Yuvraj tweeted. .

Other prominent sports figures in the country such as Sachin Tendulkar, Sania Mirza, Saina Nehwal, Virender Sehwag, etc, also took to social media to wish everyone a Happy Independence Day.