The Independence of India , celebrated on 15 August, is a holiday commemorating India’s independence from the British Rule on 15 August 1947.
The Independence Day is a national holiday in India. The flagship event takes place in Delhi where the Prime Minister hoists the national flag at the Red Fort.
The day is observed all over India with flag-hoisting ceremonies, parades and cultural events.
Citizens rejoice the day by displaying the national flag on their attire, household accessories, vehicles; varied activities such as kite flying, bonding with family and friends, and enjoying patriotic songs and films are seen.
The photo you can see above is of Red fort with the flag.
History of Indian Independence
Actually British came to India only for the trade purpose. They tra
ded with the East Indian Company. But after some time, British saw that the kingdoms of India are not very powerful and they can easily defeat them. So, they decided to gain control over India.
The first battle was there between British and Tipu Sultan who ruled one small kingdom of South India. Tipu Sultan was also known as Nawab Of Bengal. The battle is known as the ‘ Battle Of Plassey ‘.
After that slowly- slowly British gained control over India. After many years of slaving Indians could not any more. After that First War Of Independence broke out in 1857. It is also known as the Revolt of 1857.
After this slowly – slowly Britishers realized that they cannot control over India any more. And finally India became free and Jawahar Lal Nehru became the first Prime Minister of India.
HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY