Independence Day 2019: The day of 15 August is celebrated as Independence Day across India. India got independence from British rule on this day in 1947. Our brave warriors / freedom fighters fought many battles and after that we got freedom on 15 August 1947. Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation, played an important role in giving independence to Hindustan.
On this 15 August India will celebrate 73rd Independence Day. PM Modi will host the national flag at the Red Fort in Delhi. People will celebrate independence by many different ways. Tiranga will be decorated in schools and offices and doing many cultural programs People will send messages of Independence Day through mobile. Apply Independence Day status on WhatsApp and Facebook.
When India became independent on August 15, but at that time it had no national anthem of its own. Although Rabindranath Tagore had written ‘Jana-Gana-Mana‘ only in 1911, but this national anthem was made only in 1950.
It was Lord Mountbatten who personally decided 15 August for India’s independence because he considered this day to be extremely fortunate for his tenure.
Apart from India, three other countries also celebrate Independence Day on 15 August. South Korea was liberated from Japan on August 15, 1945. Bahrain was liberated from Britain on 15 August 1971, and France from Congo on 15 August 1960.