Union Home Minister Amit Shah unfurled the Tricolour at his residence.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh took to Twitter to extend his greetings.
"Greetings to my fellow citizens on the occasion of Independence day. I also greet all the personnels of the security forces. India is completely secure today and this achievement goes to the security forces of our country," he tweeted in Hindi.
Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hoisted the national flag at the Red Fort.