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Independence Day of India, 15th August


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Independence Day of India, 15th August

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         74th Indian Independence Day this year which means India has achieved 73 years of freedom. Our as Indians give respect to all the leaders who fought bravely for our nation's freedom in the past. On this day, The Prime Minister of India will hoist our tri-colour flag at the Red Fort, Old Delhi. He will also deliver a speech to the nation as well. However, this year won't occur program and school celebration due to COVID-19 pandemic.
      The 15th of August(independence Day) is declared as a national holiday which means that day every government office, post offices, school, college, banks and stores will remain close.
History:
        India was ruled by the Britishers for many years. The East India Company ruled India for about 100 years. It was in 1757 when the East India Company won the battle of Plassey. And then the Company started exerting power over India. The entire country united against British power in 1957 against the foreign rule. Indian rule was then passed to the British who ruled our country till India got its independence. Our nation faced a long time to gain independence. Then the finally India was free to Britain after two huge world wars. India's freedom struggle has always been an inspiration to the work as it was the most non-violent campaign in the world.

Significance:
         This day Indians are reminds us of the all sacrifices who made by our freedom fighters in order to set free from British rule, so our nation's are celebrate 15th August is a national holiday with flag hosting,cultural events and programs.

Facts:
           India has been independent for 73 years.
India has had 13 full-time Presidents out of which only one has been a woman. 14 prime minister took place and keep handle it.
The Indian National Flag was designed by Pingali Venkayya who was one of the freedom fighters and an agricultural from Andhra Pradesh.
India's national anthem was adopted three years of post-independence. Mahatma Gandhi wasn't able to celebrate the first Independence Day in Delhi.

Celebration:
            The national anthem is sung on this day, flag-rising ceremonies and gymnastics are conducted in every corner of the country. Indians make an effort to dress in a specific way to celebrate their nation and culture. That day every one wears white dress.The Prime Minister of our country hoists our flag at the Red Fort in Old Delhi. A parade with members of the army and with police also takes place. A speech to the nation is delivered by the PM where he speaks on the country's fulfilments in all these years.


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One of the largest democracies in the world, India will celebrate its 74th Independence Day on 15th of August, 2020. This day marks the historic occasion when the country finally broke the shackles of oppression and gained independence from the British empire in the year 194