India is an independent country and is ruled by the people of India. It means that India is a self-governed country, free from any foreign control or dominion. No other country has has supremacy or lordship over our country.
India achieved its independence from the British rule on 15th day of August, 1947. Hence, Independence Day is celebrated in India on 15th of August every year. On this day, the tricolor Indian National Flag is hoisted. Tributes and honor are paid to the national heroes. The President of India in Delhi and the Governors in the state capitals hold receptions in the evening.
Independence day plays a very important role in the life of all the Indians. 15th August, 1947, is a day that is engraved into the hearts of all the Indians. On this day, India got its freedom from the clutches of the British Rule after so many hard battles and struggles. For the citizens of any country, Independence Day is a day of pride and glory. Every Indian pays the tributes to the freedom fighters like Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Subhash Chandra Bose and many more, who selflessly fought for our country. Many leaders of independence movement even lost their lives.
On this day, Jawaharlal Nehru delivered a speech “Tryst with Destiny” which announces the freedom of the motherland India. These announcements raise the spirits all over the country. It was a dream of every Indian to get free their motherland from the British Rule and finally when it was happening they all feel pride. It was actually a night of celebration throughout the country.
However, it’s true that to gain something, something to be lost. So on the eve of Independence, the internal disputes resulted in the formation of a new nation named Pakistan. Independence Day is celebrated in Pakistan on 14th August every year.
Schools, colleges and other social organization arrange a function in which boys and girls take participate in the honour of the great freedom fighters. Main ceremony is held in New Delhi at the Red Fort where Prime Minister of India hoists the National Flag of India and deliver a speech standing inside a bulletproof podium.