Why 15th August Is Celebrated as Independence day?
On 15th August 1947, India got freedom, ending almost 200-year British rule. This day in 1947, marked the birth of the world’s largest democracy. After three decades, the independence movement led by Mahatma Gandhi achieved its goal on this day in 1947 as free and independent India was established, ending nearly 200 years of British rule.
History, Significance, and Rare Facts
India will be celebrating its 75th Independence day on 15th August 2021 with usual pride to mark its freedom from British rule. The Indian Independence movement began during World War 1 and was led by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. On 15th August 1947, India got its freedom. On this day at the stroke of midnight, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, our first prime minister, unfurled the national flag at the red fort for the first time. It marked the end of the 200 years old British region in India.
What is the theme for this year’s independence?
This year the Independence Day celebration will be based on the theme- ‘Nation First, Always First.’ PM Modi will address the nation from Red Fort. This year India will be celebrating its 75th Independence Day on August 15, 2021. The Olympics would get special invites for the event.
The above information is taken from Hindustan times and Wikipedia and the video is taken from YouTube channel name is Berklee college of music.
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