INDIAN INDEPENDENCE DAY HISTORY | 15 AUGUST 1947 HISTORY
Independence Day in India
We Indians are not a subject to any other’s authority because we are independent we enjoy freedom of practicing religion, freedom to express and freedom to choose our leaders as we are no more in thrust of anything as we enjoy democracy which is not just a word but a privilege of being on your but not under the pressure or thrust of anyone. We here choose our leaders and lawmakers as well as we choose our own way of living. These are the privileges of being independent. The day when India celebrates its Independence Day on 15th August each year while India became an independent nation on 15th, 1947.
What people do on Independence Day:
Independence Day is one of the national holidays in India on 15th August each year. National, state wise and local government offices, post offices and been banks are been closed on this day. Stores and other local or public businesses and organizations may be closed or have reduced opening hours but the public transport remains unaffected on this day but the security is been increased all over the country especially at sensitive places.
Since its, a public holiday people gets the opportunity to remember those who fought for the independence and many who sacrificed their life for the sake of the country.
- People get out from the four walls and goes out for the flag hosting to their nearest location (mostly in the morning).
- Many people go for the outing to various places with their family as the want to utilize the holidays.
- There were many events and the ceremony was held all across the country where one should go.
- People often go to see the parades and other various defense events.
History of Independence 15 AUGUST 1947:
The first struggle for India’s Independence started in 1857 with the Mutiny in Meerut. After that in the 20th century, the Indian National Congress and the other political organizations (which were formed at that time), under the leadership of nonviolent peace leader Mahatma Gandhi who launched an independence movement around the country. On August 15, 1947, Colonial powers were transferred to India. During late 1930 reforms was legislated by British where Congress won victories in the resulting elections and the fortune started turning towards independence.
India gained liberty and become an independent country at 11 pm on August 14, 1947.Meanwhile, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru becomes India’s first prime minister and the new era of democracy was started after the struggle of 200 years from British Empire.
Independence Day celebration:
It is one of 3 national holidays in India. On this day Prime Minister of India addresses the nation and delivers his speech. HE will hoist the Indian flag on one of glorious Historical monument “RED FORT” in Delhi. With the twenty-one, a gunshot fired he will deliver his speech, In which he height lights the past year achievements and future plans, He not only talk about economics or numbers but will also talk about the martyred soldiers and the people who participated in the independent movement.
The Indian national anthem ”Jana Gana Mana” Followed by army’s march.