Independence Day of India is celebrated with great pomp. On August 15, 1947, India achieved independence from British rule.
New Delhi: India’s Independence Day is celebrated on 15th August. Today, on August 15, people are celebrating with great enthusiasm. Google has created a Google Doodle on Independence Day. On August 15, 1947, India achieved independence from British rule. Since then, the celebration of freedom is celebrated every year on August 15. On the day of Independence Day the National Flag hoisted and the National Anthem is sung. Today, on the occasion of Independence Day, we are going to tell you about certain things related to August 15 (August 15).
1. Independence of India ( India Independence) Lord Mountbatten had chosen the date of August 15. Mountbatten was auspicious on August 15, so he chose this date for India’s independence. August 15 was auspicious for Mountbatten because the Japanese Army surrendered on August 15, 1945, at the time of World War II and at the time Mountbatten was the commander of Allied Forces.
2. In the British House of Commons, the Indian Independence Bill was introduced on July 4, 1947. This bill was proposed to be made by the partition of India and Pakistan. This bill was accepted on July 18, 1947 and after the partition on August 14, on the 15th of August 1947 at 12 a.m., Indian Independence was announced.
3. Mahatma Gandhi did not join the celebration of India’s independence. When India got independence, Mahatma Gandhi was fasting to prevent communal violence between Hindus and Muslims in Noakhali, Bengal.
4. During independence India did not have any National Anthem. After which in 1911 Jana Gana Mann written by Rabindranath Tagore was officially adopted as National Anthem in the year 1950.
5. On 15th August, the Prime Minister hovers the Tricolor on the Red Fort, but it did not happen on August 15, 1947. According to a research paper of the Lok Sabha secretariat, Nehru hoisted the flag on 16 August 1947 from the Red Fort.