Independence Day is a national holiday in India celebrated annually on 15 August to commemorate the country’s independence from the United Kingdom on 15 August 1947, the day the provisions of the 1947 Indian Independence Act, which transferred legislative sovereignty to the Indian Constituent Assembly, went into effect.
India gained independence as a result of the Independence Movement, which was notable for its largely nonviolent resistance and civil disobedience.
The partition of British India into the Dominions of India and Pakistan, which was accompanied by bloody riots, widespread deaths, and the eviction of almost 15 million people owing to religious violence, occurred concurrently with India’s declaration of independence.
Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s first Prime Minister, raised the Indian national flag above the Lahori Gate of the Red Fort in Delhi on August 15, 1947. Each subsequent Independence Day, the incumbent Prime Minister raises the flag and addresses the nation.
On 2022 Indian celebrate the 76th independence day on 15 August 2022 and prime minister Narendra modi raised the national flag on Red Fort.
Doordarshan, India’s national broadcaster, broadcasts the entire event, which typically begins with Ustad Bismillah Khan’s shehnai music. Flag-hoisting ceremonies, parades, and cultural events are held throughout India on Independence Day. It is a national holiday.
The Indian President delivers the “Address to the Nation” on the eve of Independence Day. The Indian flag was raised by the Prime Minister on the Red Fort’s ramparts in Delhi on August 15.
The prime minister discusses significant topics, reviews the year’s accomplishments, and pushes for more progress in his speech. The leaders of the Indian freedom movement are honoured by him.
“Jana Gana Mana,” the national song of India, is sung. Following the address, divisions of the Indian Armed Forces and paramilitary organizations do march past. Parades and pageants showcase memories from India’s battle for freedom as well as its rich cultural heritage.
Similar occasions occur in state capitals where the national flag is raised by the Chief Ministers of each state, followed by parades and pageants.
The State’s Governor raised the National Flag over the State Capitol until 1973. M. Karunanidhi, the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, raised the matter with then-Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in February 1974, requesting that the Chief Ministers be given the same Independence Day privileges as the Prime Minister.
On Independence Day, Chief Ministers of the individual states have been permitted to hoist the flag since 1974.
In all of the nation’s governmental and non-governmental institutions, ceremonies to hoist the flag and cultural events are held. Flag-raising ceremonies and other cultural activities are held at schools and colleges.
Independence Day Wishes
:- Let’s think about all we can do for our country to turn it into a place of prosperity, peace, and joy. I’d want to wish you and your family a safe and happy Happy Independence day!
You shouldn’t have to work for your freedom. You simply come by it naturally. Something that is yours alone and cannot be taken away. Let’s celebrate Independence Day!
:- Today is a day to be proud of belonging to this wonderful country. May we all experience success and honour in life thanks to this attitude of freedom. Happy Independence day!
:- The honour due to our freedom fighters will always be lower, but there will never be a lower salute. Happy Independence Day to the entire country!
:- The price of freedom is not free, and neither was ours. Never forget the violence and murder this wonderful country has seen in the past. Happy Independence day!
:- Because of the efforts of our heroic liberation warriors, I can breathe in freedom today. Happy Independence day!
:- Today, we honour the beauty of freedom. We don’t realise how valuable something is until we lose it, therefore let’s keep that in mind and hold onto it forever. the country rejoices. Happy Independence day!
Independence Day Quotes
“It is simple to kill individuals, but it is impossible to kill ideas.” Great empires fell, but ideas persisted.” Bhagat Singh’s
“If your blood still does not rage, then it is water that flows through your veins.” For what good is youth if it is not used to serve the motherland?” – Chandra Shekhar Azad
“May the sun pass through no land freer, happier, or lovely than this our country!” – Bhagat Singh, Sardar
“As long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom the law provides you is meaningless.” – Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
“You give me your blood, and I’ll give you freedom!” Subhash Chandra Bose, Netaji
“Our goal may be as lofty as the infinite sky, but we must resolve to walk ahead, hand in hand, for victory, will be ours.” – Atal Bihari Vajpayee
“Let a new India emerge from the peasants’ cottage, grasping the plough, from huts, cobblers, and sweepers.” Swami Vivekananda’s
“Do not inquire what your country can do for you. “Ask yourself what you can do for your country.” Jawaharlal Nehru
Happy Independence Day Wishes in Hindi
:- Salami de salami Vande Matram, Jani Hindi, Jai Bharat ko
isse teri shaan hai sar hamesha uncha rkhna iska jab tak hriday mein pran hain.
:- Aao dosto milkar naman karen
Bhagat Singh, Bose, Azad Jaise veeron ko
Saunp gaye aisa Bharat humen
Mita nahin sakta koi jiski sarhad ki lakiron ko
Happy Independence Day
:- Jiska Taaj Himalaya Hai
Jahan behati Ganga Hai
Jahan Anekta mein Ekta Hai
‘Satyamev Jayate’ jaha nara hai
Jahan mazhab bhaichara hai
Woh Watan pyara hamara hai