India’s 70th Independence Day: Here’s All You Need To Know About 15th August 2016

15 August Independence Day

The Independence day which is a major day in the history of Indian constitution and Indian residents too. The day is celebrated as the National Independence Day, this day has a very important significance for all the citizens of India because on this day one of the biggest constitutions of the world got its freedom from the British rule.

The British rule which has exploited India so much that it has taken all the precious and expensive resources from India to their own country and didn’t flourish India which was must need at that time. Then Indian revolutionaries and Freedom Fighter start their revolution and fight against this rule and finally got the victory on this Day, which is now termed as National Independence day of India.

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The story backs to 15th August 1947 when India’s first ever Prime Minister Mr.Jawaharlal Nehru, raised the Indian National Flag above the Lahori gate pf the Delhi’s Red Fort. Since that day the, this day is marked as the national holiday in India. On this day the Prime Minister of India raises the flag and gives a speech addressing the India’s development and progress on the path of progress.


India is growing to be as the Developing nations of the world with the fastest growing economy and literacy, which is on a remarkable and impressive speed. India will go to celebrate it’s 70th Independence day today and with the current PM of India which is Shri. Narendra Damodar Das Modi and the president Shri.Pranab Mukherjee. This day also marks as the Flag-Hoisting, Parades and many renown and exceptional cultural activities and events.

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The celebration and festivities take place everywhere schools, government, and private offices celebrate this day with many festivities and treats. Today, the President will go to deliver his speech or “address to the nation ” by hoisting the Indian flag on the Ramparts of Red fort after which 21 shots will be fired in the honour of this solemn occasion.

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The speech is then followed by Indian Armed forces and Paramilitary forces, parades and pageants showcase scenes from the independence struggle and India’s diverse cultural tradition. Similar events and festivities take place in every state capital where the Cheif minister of Individual state unfurls the national flag,which is then followed by parades and pageants. This day is celebrated as the national festival and everyone forgets their rivalry and greets each other the nation’s equality and brotherhood.