On the bright morning of 15th August 1947 India achieved freedom from the British rule. This day from then was finally declared as Independence Day and celebrated every year across the country. This day is observed as a national holiday in India commemorating the nation’s independence from the United Kingdom.
This year on 15th August 2020, India will be celebrating its 74rd Independence Day. This day marks a national and public holiday. It holds an important historical background, which marks subcontinent’s partition into two different independent nations India and Pakistan.
On the eve of Independence Day, the President of India addresses the nation by delivering “Address to the Nation”. And on the next day on 15th of August, the current Prime Minister hosts the Indian Flag at Red Fort, Delhi. The Prime Minister in his speech highlights the important events of the past year & plans for the coming year. He pays tribute to the leaders who lost their lives during the Indian Independence Movement. The ceremony is followed by the national anthem “Jana Gana Mana”, The Indian Armed Forces and Parliamentary forces continue the event by their march past.
Independence Day – 15TH August 1947
On 15th August 1947, India achieved a triumph success from the United Kingdom and since then this day is famously celebrated as India’s Independence Day nationwide. In 1947, the UK Parliament passed the Indian Independence Day Act 1947 and transferred the legislative sovereignty to the Indian Constituent Assembly.
India achieved independence because of non-violence and civil obedience movement led by the Indian National Congress. This independence brought with it the partition of India. The country was divided into 2 halves in India and Pakistan.
The first Prime Minister of free India was Jawaharlal Nehru. He raised the Indian National Flag above the Lahori Gate, Red Fort in Delhi. Every year at Red Fort the incumbent Prime Minister raises the flag and publically addresses the nation. The day is observed as Independence Day throughout India. At many places and at different parts of the country flag-hoisting ceremonies, parade and cultural events are held. This day celebrates a public national holiday for all.
The Independence Day is cheerfully and excitedly celebrated throughout the country. Even in schools, colleges and at working places flag-hoisting ceremonies are conducted followed by cultural programs. On this day people fly kites which add an extra charm to this day. All over the market area and places you can see the use of tricolor accessories in clothes, wristbands, and other items and gifts. You can see and feel patriotism everywhere.
Moreover, the Indians who are living in foreign lands also celebrate this day to remember and pay tribute to their own heritage nation. They celebrate this day as “India Day”.
Now it’s your turn to celebrate this Independence Day in your own beautiful way. These extreme patriotic Independence Day quotes that will make you fall in love with your nation. To commemorate & celebrate this patriotic day lets read out the most patriotic Independence Day Wishes.
Independence Day Wishes
“It’s time to pay respect to our nation. Let’s think about prosperity & betterment of this nation.” – Wish you a Very Happy Independence Day
“Celebrate the freedom, celebrate the independence. Live freely & enjoy this freedom.” – Happy Independence Day
“I love my country. I love my India. Pay respect to your country. Pay respect to your natio ” – Happy Independence Day
“May you live an independent life forever. Wish you all a very happy Independence Day”
“Celebrate the freedom & rejoice in the spirit of independent India. May this Independence Day fulfill your life with happiness and prosperity.” – Happy Independence Day
“Think about of our past and resolve to build over a better future for our country.” – Wish you a very Happy Independence Day
“Today we celebrate the land of the free and the home of the brave. Hope your Independence Day is monumental!”
“On this special day here’s wishing our dreams of a new tomorrow come true! May your Independence Day be filled with patriotic spirit!”
“Let us celebrate the glory of Free India and uphold the Pride and Honor of being an Indian.”– Happy Independence Day
“Let be freedom in mind, soul & body. Faith in your words & pride in you nature.” – Wish you a very Happy Independence Day
“As India completes another glorious year of her Independence… Here’s wishing you a Happy Independence Day… To all proud Indians.”
“From Struggle… To Freedom… To Progress… India moves forward. Celebrating with you the pride of being part of a nation that is eternal and ever-new… Happy Independence Day!”
“Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what you can do for your country!”– Happy Independence Day
“Let everyone be free as a bird. Let not cage that bird. Let everyone enjoy this freedom.” – Happy Independence Day
“May this tricolor flag always fly high and higher & touch the sky.” – Happy Independence Day
“I’m proud and feel honored to be a free Indian of this peaceful and free nation.” – Wish you a safe and Happy Independence Day
“I will always be a true & loyal citizen of this country. I will love my country & make it a better place to live in.” – Happy Independence Day
“Thousands laid down their lives so that our country is breathing this day. Never forget their sacrifice… Happy Independence Day
“No nation is perfect, it needs to be made perfect. Contribute towards the perfection of your country.” – Happy Independence Day
“On this day let’s salute the martyrs for their sacrifices and thanks them for giving us a bright today.” – Happy Independence Day
Happy Independence Day Quotes
“Jai Jawaan, Jai Kisaan” – Lal Bahadur Shastri
“Sarfaroshi Ki Tamanna, Ab hamare dil mein hai” – Ramprasad Bismil
“Tum mujhe khoon do, main tumhe azaadi doonga.” – Subhash Chandra Bose
“Satyamev Jayate” – Madan Mohan Malviya
“You must be the change you want to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi
“I believe in an India of pluralism and diversity, not of religious bigotry and caste politics. I believe in an India that is secure in itself and confident of its place in the world, an India that is a proud example of tolerance, freedom and hope for the downtrodden.” – Shashi Tharoor
“To other countries, I may go as a tourist, but to India, I come as a pilgrim.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
“If there is one place on the face of the earth where all the dreams of living men have found a home from the very earliest days when man began the dream of existence, it is India.” – Romain Rolland
“For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.” – Nelson Mandela
“In the great books of India, an empire spoke to us, nothing small or unworthy, but large, serene, consistent, the voice of an old intelligence, which in another age and climate had pondered and thus disposed of the questions that exercise us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it.” – George Bernard Shaw
“India is the cradle of the human race, the birthplace of human speech, the mother of history, the grandmother of legend, and the great grandmother of tradition. Our most valuable and most astrictive materials in the history of man are treasured up in India only!” – Mark Twain
“Bombs and Pistols do not make a revolution. The sword of revolution is sharpened on the whetting-stone of ideas.” – Bhagat Singh
“India – The land of Vedas, the remarkable works contain not only religious ideas for a perfect life but also facts which science has proved true. Electricity, radium, electronics, airship, all were known to the seers who founded the Vedas.” – Wheeler Wilcox
“India has no dearth of brave young men and women and if they get the opportunity and help then we can compete with other nations in space exploration and one of them will fulfill her dreams.” – Atal Behari Vajpayee
Patriotic Independence Day Messages
“With a feeling of patriotism and respect to the nation, join hand in hand and celebrate the day.” – Happy Independence Day
“Take national pride and salute and wave the national flag.” – Happy Independence Day
“On this day remember the sacrifice and struggle of those who fought for us and gave us a beautiful gift of Independence.” – Happy Independence Day
“Meet young India emerging with flying colors, dynamic and versatile in every manner. Let the world know, we are back with a bang!” – Happy Independence Day
“On this day, remember & pay tribute to the patriotic leaders who fought for your independence. Because of whom you are a free bird today.” – Wish you a very Happy Independence Day