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Independence Day is celebrated every year on 15 August with enthusiasm and emotion in India. This day is a message of pride for every Indian and explains the importance of national unity and independence.
On this day the Indian people unite in the memory of the martyrs. On this day, elaborate series of national flag ceremonies, singing of national songs, speeches, plays and programs are organized in schools, colleges and public places.
From the first war of independence in 1857 to the Indian independence movement, the Indian people faced countless difficulties. The hard work, dedication and sacrifice of Mahatma Gandhi, Bhagat Singh, Chandrashekhar Azad, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Jawaharlal Nehru, Rajendra Prasad and other immense freedom fighters made this amazing achievement possible.
On the occasion of Independence Day, people remember important events of Indian history and freedom struggle through the speeches of patriotic and capable leaders. He had proudly embodied his extraordinary bravery and struggle in the Indian nationalism.
To whom is Independence Day dedicated?
This day is also dedicated to explaining the importance of Indian culture, constitution and independence. Indian culture is known in the world for its diversity, richness and importance. On this day, efforts are also made to make the countrymen aware of the basic rights of freedom, which inspires us to fight for justice, freedom, and equality.
On the occasion of Independence Day, various competitions, seminars, poetry recitation, painting and drama are organized in schools and colleges to promote patriotism and national spirit. Due to this, students feel more enthusiasm and pride towards Indian history and culture.
On this occasion of Independence Day, efforts are also made to hoist the national flag, organize celebrations, encourage social service works and sing the national anthem in official government offices and industries. Apart from this, Independence Day is celebrated to explain the importance of Indian nationalism to the countrymen through public awareness, special newsletters and publishing articles in the media especially on Indian history, freedom struggle, and national ideology.
Ancestors had made great struggles to achieve independence
This day is a great occasion, which gives us strength to fulfill the dream of independent India. Independence Day was declared by Gandhiji as ‘Azadi Amrit Mahotsav’. In this Amrit Mahotsav we get an opportunity to understand the history, culture and heritage of our country. In this we remain filled with the spirit of patriotism and service and live with anticipation for the development of the country.
On Independence Day, we are reminded of the great struggles our ancestors had undertaken to achieve independence. He sacrificed his life and with full enthusiasm for the country. We must remember him and unite in his support and appreciate his courage. To make this day full of celebrations, special programs are organized by schools, colleges, government offices, social organizations and expert committees. Through this, students and people connect with the national spirit and increase their awareness towards patriotism.
On this special occasion of Independence Day, we should pay tribute to the brave martyrs of the country who inspire us to contribute actively for the development of our country. We should pledge to cooperate in the construction works for our country, so that we can show true devotion in support of our brave martyrs.
Independence Day is a great celebration for us which inspires us to continue on the path of patriotism, dedication and prosperity. We all should understand that the prosperity, security and development of our country and society is the responsibility of all of us.
10 lines on Independence Day
- Independence Day is celebrated every year on 15 August.
- It is one of the most important national festivals.
- This day symbolizes the country’s independence from colonial rule.
- This year i.e. 2023 is the 77th anniversary of the country’s independence.
- Independence Day celebrations in the country are mainly celebrated at the Red Fort.
- It is mainly celebrated to honor the sacrifices of freedom fighters.
- It is a day of pride, integrity reflects unity among Indians.
- The day is celebrated with flag hoisting, parades and other cultural activities.
- Schools, colleges and other institutions celebrate this day in different ways.
- Independence Day excites the spirit and soul of every Indian.
Some facts related to Independence Day
Interesting facts related to Indian Independence Day are as follows, which you must know:
- Indians did not have any official national anthem during independence. The song Bharoto Bhagyo Bidhata, composed by Rabindranath Tagore in 1911, was renamed ‘Jana Gana Mana’ and adopted as the national anthem by the Constituent Assembly of India on 24 January 1950.
- The Indian national flag consisting of 3 horizontal stripes of red, yellow and green was hoisted at Parsi Bagan Square, Kolkata on 7 August 1906. The first version of our current national flag was designed by Pingali Venkayya in 1921. The current flag with saffron, white and green stripes with the 24-spoke Ashoka Chakra was officially adopted on 22 July 1947 and hoisted on 15 August 1947.
- The national song ‘Vande Mataram’ composed by Bankim Chandra Chatterjee was actually part of his novel Anandamath written in the 1880s. This song was first sung by Rabindranath Tagore in 1896. Vande Mataram was adopted as the national song on 24 January 1950.
- Rabindranath Tagore not only wrote the Indian national anthem but our neighboring country Bangladesh also wrote the national anthem.
- According to the Bureau of Indian Standards, the national flag is manufactured only from hand-spun and hand-woven cotton khadi cloth.
- The Indian Independence Act was approved on 18 July 1947, Lord Mountbatten chose 15 August as the date of India’s independence because it coincided with the surrender of Japan to the Allied forces after World War II on 15 August 1945. Matches the date.
- According to the Constitution, India has no national language, both Hindi and English are considered the official languages of India.
- The Indian tricolor was designed by Pingali Venkaiah, a freedom fighter and follower of Mahatma Gandhi.
- Apart from India, 5 other countries celebrate Independence Day on 15 August. These include North Korea, South Korea, Republic of Congo, Bahrain and Liechtenstein.
- Karnataka Khadi Gramodyog Samyukta Sangh (KKGSS), located in Dharwad, Karnataka, has the rights to manufacture and supply the Indian flag.
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