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Independence Day: Ten photos that celebrate freedom

There is freedom, and there is freedom. The freedom to live, laugh, love, the freedom to be. While Independence came to every Indian in 1947, freedom has been trickier — reaching different classes and communities in different speeds and degrees — but it is on its way alright. On India's 73rd Independence Day, here's looking at 10 pictures that speak of 10 different kinds of freedoms and independences.

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Not a stolen kiss — Supreme Court strikes down Section 377. (Express Photo by Neeraj Priyadarshi)

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Marching with Mahatma — A group of women find Bapu just what their selfie needed.(Express Photo by Anil Sharma)

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Dancing to her own tune — Transgender Saiba in Mumbai. Express photo by Nirmal Harindran)

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Light as a balloon — A boy plays at a migrant camp on the Indo-Pakistan border.(Express Photo by Praveen Khanna)

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The world forgetting, by the world forgot — Life in a Ladakh village. (Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal)

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Becoming independent — Police constables at a Dwarka training centre.(Express Photo by Renuka Puri)

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Game and grit — India vs Bangladesh match in the Wheelchair Cricket Series, held in Mumbai (Express Photo by Amit Chakravarty)

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Urban citizen — Pigeons take flight on the busy Sansad Marg in Delhi.(Express Photo by Neeraj Priyadarshi)

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Her March — Gudi Padwa celebration in Mumbai. (Express photo by Nirmal Harindran)

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Not afraid of the wind — A girl lets the breeze in on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway. (Express photo by Nirmal Harindran)