As India celebrates independence from the British, it’s time to remember those who fought tirelessly for the freedom of the country and those who shaped its destiny in the subsequent years with their vision and wisdom.
The illustrious list of freedom fighters is indeed long and includes Bhagat Singh, Chandra Shekhar Azad, Sarojini Naidu, Sardar Vallabhai Patel, Mahatma Gandhi, Lokmanya Tilak, Lala Lajpat Rai, Jawaharlal Nehru and Gopal Krishna Gokhale.
President of India gives a speech every year in order to “Address to the Nation” on the evening of a day before the Independence Day.
It is celebrated with big passion in New Delhi, the Capital of country on 15th of August when the prime minister of India hoists the Indian flag at the Red Fort, Delhi. Following which is the National Anthem and twenty-one gun salute to honor the Indian flag and solemn occasion.
This year in 2022, India will celebrate its 76th Independence Day to pay tribute and remember all the freedom fighters who had contributed a lot and fought for the Independence of India.
The first Independence Day was celebrated in India on 15th of August in 1947.
WHAT IS SPECIAL ON 76th INDIA’S INDEPENDENCE DAY 2022
India is all set to celebrate its 76th Independence Day on 15 August this year. The government has launched Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav to commemorate 75 years of independence and honour the glorious history of its people, culture, and achievements.
The celebrations for the 75th year of independence began on 12 March 2021, in a 75-week countdown and will come to an end on 15 August 2022.
Har Ghar Tiranga campaign is also a part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. The aim is to encourage people to bring the Indian flag home and hoist it.