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Independence Day

Independence Day

Category: Country
Celebrated In: India
Celebrated By: All (All)

Independence Day in India commemorates 15th August, the day on which India attained independence. After remaining under British rule for over 100 years, India finally regained freedom in the year 1947. Declared a National holiday, the Independence Day is celebrated throughout the country with much fanfare and gaiety. Functions are organized in each and every state, where the Chief Minister does the flag hoisting. Various cultural programs also characterize the Independence Day celebrations in India.

On the Independence Day functions are organized in each and every school of the country and flag hoisting takes place, along with the singing of the National anthem. However, the grandest celebrations take place in the capital city of India, New Delhi. The festival starts with the address of the Prime Minister of India to the nation from ramparts of the Red Fort. Thereafter, Independence Day festival at Delhi proceeds forward with the flag hoisting ceremony by the Prime Minister of India. The Independence Day Parade by the personnel of the police and armed forces follows soon after.

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