Independence Day: 75th Year of Independence Day of India or Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

On 15 August 1947, our country became an independent nation by being freed from British rule. India got independence after several rebellions on the midnight of 14th and 15th. It has been 75 years since we became independent. Our India was under British rule for 200 years, after which a lot of war was fought for independence in our country. In which many great men sacrificed their lives and made India an independent country. This year we are celebrating 75th anniversary of Independence Day.


On the occasion of Independence Day, the whole country celebrates this day as a national festival with full joy and gaiety every year. And the tricolor is hoisted in schools, colleges and all the institutions of India. And on this day children participate in cultural programs and organize programs like comedy, drama, speech, dance.

On this day the Prime Minister of the country hoists the flag at the Red Fort in the capital of India, and after that the national anthem is sung along with a 21-gun salute. After that the Prime Minister addresses the whole country from the Red Fort and many more people and children are present there on the occasion of Independence Day. On Independence Day our soldiers and NCC cadets parade. Parade, and tableaux of different states are taken out and colorful programs are presented by the children. The speech given by the Prime Minister and all the programs performed at the Red Fort are broadcast live. The whole country listens to this speech through its radio and television.


Some great men have played their important role in giving freedom to India, they have given us an independent nation by losing their lives. The names of some of these great men are as follows- Bhagat Singh, Rani Laxmi Bai, Chandra Shekhar Azad, Subhash Chandra Bose, Mangal Pandey, Rajguru, Sukhdev, Mahatma Gandhi. The sacrifices of great men are remembered on this day. And a heartfelt tribute is paid to them. On this day, sweets are distributed among the students in schools. Flags are hoisted in all government offices. This day is a holiday for all government offices in India. On Independence Day, the Chief Minister of all the states hoists the flag in their state


History of Independence Day

The British ruled India for almost 200 years. Under the British rule, the life of the people was pathetic. Indians were treated like slaves and they had no right to say anything to them. The Indian rulers were mere puppets in the hands of the British officials. Indian soldiers were treated inhumanely in British camps and farmers were starving because they could not grow crops and had to pay heavy land taxes. Before independence, many atrocities were committed on Indian citizens by the British. He did not get any kind of freedom to lead his life. Many struggles were faced by our freedom fighters to get freedom for India.

 The British were fought for independence by famous leaders and freedom fighters of India, mainly Mahatma Gandhi, Bhagat Singh, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Subhash Chandra Bose, Jawaharlal Nehru, Grandfather Naoroji, Rani Lakshmi Bai, Mangal Pandey, etc. The freedom struggle was fought by individuals. Their lives were also sacrificed by these great people to get freedom for the country.