Independence day: History, importance and celebration of 15th August (India)

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First of all a very very Happy Independence Day to everyone out there!!

The Independence day of India is the day once the Indian country acquired his Independence and India became separate from the people that were ruling specific areas of the country. India got Independence on the 15th Of August 1947.

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This day is celebrated to sort of remembering the sacrifice and courage of the people who granted us this independence and by virtue of whom we are living in a democratic and free country now in most aspect. Additionally, it stands as a solidarity event between different people in all walks of life living in the huge country of India. 

Now the main question is why 15th August is selected as India’s Independence Day. To know the unknown facts behind this we are providing you with this article read it and know about the history and the facts related to Independence Day.  
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Why we celebrate Indian Independence Day on 15 August?

History –

Independence Day in India is celebrated yearly on August 15. This day is a national holiday in India’s in this day we get independence from British rule. Queen Elizabeth II’s father King George VI stayed the head of this nation until the transition of India into some complete Republican Constitution has been finished. The country achieved freedom following the battle for independence that has been marked by its own non-violent personality and helmed by the father of this country Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. India was dominated by the British for 2 decades

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India was ruled by the British for two centuries. The battle against foreign rule had its beginnings from as far back as in 1857 when the initial movement for Independence happened contrary to the principle of the British East India CompanyIt started in the kind of a mutiny by sepoys and also the motion was afterwards called by different names such as – India’s First War of Independence, Indian Mutiny, Great Rebellion, and Revolt of 1857The rebellion was ineffective and it came to an end shortlyThe suppression of the battle indicated a formal ending of the Mughal empire in India.

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Mahatma Gandhi played a major part in assisting the country to achieve freedom from British Raj. The string of national people’s motions of non-violent resistance and civil disobedience directed by him and all the leaders of the Indian National (INC) began in 1920 and it was known as the non-cooperation movement.


Following the conclusion of World War II in the year 1946, Prime Minister Clement Attlee in 1947 announced that the British government would grant full self-governance to British India by June 1948 at the latest.

What is the importance of independence day in India?

Importance –

Independence day is the symbol of the valiant sacrifice of our freedoms fighters and the people of India to attain the freedom from the claws of British. It showcases how determined we are to facilitate the autonomous ambience where you can live free, think free. Thus, This day is celebrated as the main festival in India.

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How we celebrate Independence Day in India?

Celebration –

Independence Day is the day of freedom and patriotism for every citizen of India. The day 15th August 1947 brought immense happiness in everyone’s life. Every one of us celebrates this day by first hosting our flag at our place. Then we wear clothes having the colour of our flag. Government organises march-past in which our defence force performs. In this day people wish each other by giving hug to one another, by sending wishes to their friends and families.


Hope this article helps you and also hope you all are safe at home. So, enjoy this Independence day by remembering our brave hearts and celebrate this day by taking suitable safety and precaution form COVID-19. Thank You !!

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