Independence Day 2022: PM Modi continues to don colourful turbans, here's a look at his attire since 2014

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is known for donning flamboyant and colourful turbans for his Independence Day and Republic Day speeches.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is known for donning flamboyant and colourful turbans on Independence Day and Republic Day

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is known for donning flamboyant and colourful turbans on Independence Day and Republic Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is known for donning flamboyant and colourful turbans on Independence Day and Republic Day since he came to power at the Centre in 2014.

 

This time, PM Modi chose a traditional kurta and churidar paired with a blue jacket

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This time, PM Modi chose a traditional kurta and churidar paired with a blue jacket

This year, PM Narendra Modi chose a traditional kurta and churidar paired with a blue jacket.

Prime Minister Modi also wore a white safa with tricolour stripes

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Prime Minister Modi also wore a white safa with tricolour stripes

For his Independence Day address to the nation, the prime minister also wore a white safa with tricolour stripes and a long trail as his headgear.

In 2021, PM Narendra Modi wore a saffron turban with red patterns

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In 2021, PM Narendra Modi wore a saffron turban with red patterns

In 2021, Prime Minister Narendra Modi wore a saffron turban with red patterns and a long pink trail.

 

PM Narendra Modi addressing the nation on the occasion of 75th Independence Day

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PM Narendra Modi addressing the nation on the occasion of 75th Independence Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the nation on the occasion of 75th Independence Day from the ramparts of Red Fort, in Delhi on August 15, 2021.

 

PM Narendra Modi inspecting the Guard of Honour at Red Fort on August 15, 2021

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PM Narendra Modi inspecting the Guard of Honour at Red Fort on August 15, 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspecting the Guard of Honour at Red Fort, on the occasion of 75th Independence Day, in Delhi on August 15, 2021.

 

PM Narendra Modi addressing the nation on the occasion of 74th Independence Day from the ramparts of Red Fort, in Delhi on August 15, 2020

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PM Narendra Modi addressing the nation on the occasion of 74th Independence Day from the ramparts of Red Fort, in Delhi on August 15, 2020

On the occasion of the 74th Independence Day celebrations in 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi sported a saffron and cream headgear with a long tail.

 

PM Narendra Modi inspecting the Guard of Honour at Red Fort on the occasion of 74th Independence Day

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PM Narendra Modi inspecting the Guard of Honour at Red Fort on the occasion of 74th Independence Day

In 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also paired the 'safa' with a half-sleeve kurta and a fitted churidar. He also wore a white scarf with a saffron border that he used to cover his mouth and nose in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.

In 2019, PM Modi sported a multi-coloured turban for his sixth Independence Day speech

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In 2019, PM Modi sported a multi-coloured turban for his sixth Independence Day speech

For his sixth Independence Day speech in 2019 after returning to power for a second term with a thumping majority, Prime Minister Narendra Modi sported a multi-coloured turban.

PM Narendra Modi inspecting the Guard of Honour in 2019

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PM Narendra Modi inspecting the Guard of Honour in 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspecting the Guard of Honour at Red Fort, on the occasion of 73rd Independence Day, in Delhi on August 15, 2019.

 

PM Modi interacting with the school children after addressing the nation in 2019

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PM Modi interacting with the school children after addressing the nation in 2019

Prime Minister Modi interacting with the school children after addressing the nation on the occasion of 73rd Independence Day.

 

Prime Minister Modi donned a saffron turban in 2018

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Prime Minister Modi donned a saffron turban in 2018

In 2018, Prime Minister Modi donned a saffron turban for his appearance at the Red Fort.

 

PM Narendra Modi at the ramparts of Red Fort on the occasion of 72nd Independence Day

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PM Narendra Modi at the ramparts of Red Fort on the occasion of 72nd Independence Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the ramparts of Red Fort, on the occasion of 72nd Independence Day on August 15, 2018.

 

PM Narendra Modi walking towards the dais to address the nation on the occasion of 72nd Independence Day

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PM Narendra Modi walking towards the dais to address the nation on the occasion of 72nd Independence Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi walking towards the dais to address the nation on the occasion of 72nd Independence Day on August 15, 2018. The then Union Minister for Defence Nirmala Sitharaman is also seen in the picture.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspecting the Guard of Honour in 2018

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspecting the Guard of Honour in 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspecting the Guard of Honour at Red Fort, on the occasion of 72nd Independence Day, in Delhi on August 15, 2018.

 

PM Modi's turban for 2017 was a mix of bright red and yellow

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PM Modi's turban for 2017 was a mix of bright red and yellow

Prime Minister Modi's turban for the 2017 Independence Day speech was a mix of bright red and yellow with crisscrossed golden lines all over.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 15, 2017

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 15, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacting with the children dressed as Krishna on the occasion of 71st Independence Day on August 15, 2017.

 

PM Narendra Modi inspecting the Guard of Honour at Red Fort on the occasion of 71st Independence Day

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PM Narendra Modi inspecting the Guard of Honour at Red Fort on the occasion of 71st Independence Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspecting the Guard of Honour at Red Fort, on the occasion of 71st Independence Day, in Delhi on August 15, 2017.

 

In 2016, PM Narendra Modi donned a tie and dye turban in hues of pink and yellow

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In 2016, PM Narendra Modi donned a tie and dye turban in hues of pink and yellow

In 2016, PM Narendra Modi donned a tie and dye turban in hues of pink and yellow for the Independence Day celebration.

 

Prime Minister Modi on the occasion of 70th Independence Day

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Prime Minister Modi on the occasion of 70th Independence Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacting with the school children after addressing the nation on the occasion of 70th Independence Day, in Delhi on August 15, 2016.

 

 

PM Modi inspecting the Guard of Honour at Red Fort on August 15, 2016

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PM Modi inspecting the Guard of Honour at Red Fort on August 15, 2016

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspecting the Guard of Honour at Red Fort, on the occasion of 71st Independence Day, in Delhi on August 15, 2016.

PM Narendra Modi sported a yellow turban for his Independence Day speech in 2015

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PM Narendra Modi sported a yellow turban for his Independence Day speech in 2015

For the 69th Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi chose a yellow turban with multi-coloured criss-cross lines to address the nation from the ramparts of Red Fort.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of 69th Independence Day

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of 69th Independence Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of 69th Independence Day, in Delhi on August 15, 2015.

 

PM Modi on August 15, 2015

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PM Modi on August 15, 2015

PM Narendra Modi on the occasion of 69th Independence Day.

PM Narendra Modi interacting with the school children in 2015

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PM Narendra Modi interacting with the school children in 2015

Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacting with the school children after addressing the nation on the occasion of 69th Independence Day.

 

PM Narendra Modi during his maiden Independence Day address to the nation in 2014

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PM Narendra Modi during his maiden Independence Day address to the nation in 2014

For his maiden Independence Day address to the nation in 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had opted for a bright red Jodhpuri bandhej turban.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspecting the Guard of Honour on August 15, 2014

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspecting the Guard of Honour on August 15, 2014

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspecting the Guard of Honour at Red Fort on the occasion of 68th Independence Day on August 15, 2014.

(Photos' credits: PIB)

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