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Celebrities Have Been Taking Selfies Saluting The Indian Army For Independence Day

In the run up to August 15, #SaluteSelfie has been trending across social networks in tribute to the Armed Forces.

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Last week, Reliance Mobile started the hashtag #SaluteSelfie to pay tribute to the Indian Armed Forces.

T 1954 - #SaluteSelfie ... salute to our brave jawans that keep us safe, with their sacrifice ..

Over the past week, in the run up to Independence Day, a number of celebrities have joined in by posting similar tributes to the soldiers.

Join me in saluting the real heroes of our country - our soldiers. #SaluteSelfie

Stars from across industries and professions have been saluting the army.

Respect. Pride. Gratitude... for the Indian Armed Forces! #SaluteSelfie #JaiHind #ArmyBeti

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From cricketers...

To tennis stars...

Thank you to the Indian Army for everything that they do and sacrifice for us so that we are safe.. #SaluteSelfie

Music directors...

#SaluteSelfie join me! i have taken a salute selfie for the brave soldiers

And even celebrity chefs.

My #SaluteSelfie for Indian Armed Forces. We can never thank our soldiers enough for their bravery & sacrifices.

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The Indian army is being thanked for their service and dedication towards the country by everyone.

#SaluteSelfie Honoring the Brave & dedicated members of the Armed forces. #Respect #India #Serve&Protect

The hashtag has been trending on Twitter and Facebook.

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Some tributes have also been posted on Instagram.

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This is one trend that everyone has been on board with.

#SaluteSelfie Proud to be an Indian Army Brat 🇮🇳👍 Sare Jahan Se Accha, Hindusitan Hamara 👍🇮🇳💪 Jai Hind 🙏

And so what if a lot of these photos aren't selfies?

For the Army jawans! Thank you for all that you do!!! #Grateful #Proud #SaluteSelfie

It's the thought that counts, right?

Salute 2 r Armed Forces, who selflessly risk their lives 2 protect our beloved country & our families. #SaluteSelfie