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Independence Day 2023

Independence Day
The 15th of August is among the most notable dates in Indian history. It marks the day that the Indian subcontinent finally achieved freedom after a protracted fight. India only observes three national holidays that are shared by the entire country. The first is Independence Day (15 August), the second is Gandhi Jayanti (2 October), and the third is Republic Day (26 January). India became the world’s largest democracy after gaining independence. To gain our independence from the British, we fought tenaciously. We will talk about the background and significance of Independence Day in this essay.

History of the Independence Day

The British kept us under their control for almost two centuries. And because of these tyrants, the nation’s citizens suffered greatly. Until we are able to fight back against British officials, they will treat us like slaves.

Under the direction of our leaders Jawahar Lal Nehru, Subhash Chandra Bose, Mahatma Gandhi, Chandra Shekhar Azad, and Bhagat Singh and many more freedom fighters, we fought valiantly and heroically for our independence. Some of these leaders opt for violence, while others go the peaceful route. However, the ultimate goal of these was to expel the British from the nation. And the long-awaited wish came true on August 15, 1947.

Why Do We Celebrate Independence Day?

We commemorate Independence Day to relive the occasion and to appreciate the spirit of freedom and independence. Remembering the sacrifices and lives we have sacrificed during this conflict is another justification. In addition, we observed it as a reminder that we had to work hard for our independence.

Aside from that, the holiday stirs up our inner nationalist. The younger generation is aware of the challenges of those who lived during that period along with the celebration.

Activities on Independence Day.

Despite being a national holiday, the people of the nation take tremendous pleasure in celebrating it. On this day, numerous little and large events are held in schools, offices, societies, and colleges.

The Indian Prime Minister hosts the raising of the national flag every year at Red Fort. 21 shots are fired in salute to the event. The big event is about to begin. An army parade follows this event later on.

Cultural activities, fancy dress contests, speech and debate competitions, and quiz contests are all organised by the school and colleges.

importance of Independence Day

Regarding Indian Independence, every Indian has a different opinion. While it represents the pride and honour of the nation to young people, it serves as a reminder of the protracted fight for others. Above all, we can sense a sense of patriotism throughout the nation.

Everywhere in the nation, Indians celebrate Independence Day with a sense of nationalism and patriotism. Every citizen celebrates this day with a sense of joy and pride in the diversity and cohesion of the populace. It’s a celebration of both the nation’s independence and its diversity as a whole.

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