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August 15, 2018
11 famous slogans of Indian freedom fighters

From the uprising of 1857, the journey for India’s freedom was painstaking, and also a long one. After struggling for more than a century (1857-1947) we, the Indians, got our freedom back. How can we forget the Jallianwala Bagh genocide in which thousands of innocent Indians were killed? Hundreds of brave fighters sacrificed their blood and soul for the attainment of independence. It has been 72 years since India has gained Independence, and yet, the [...]Read More

August 15, 2018
Independence day in India

As the midnight of 14th August 1947 promised India a new sunrise, Pt Jawaharlal Nehru addressed an independent India for the first time. When Nehru raised our national flag, the spectators were filled with new excitement and expectations – from our future, from our tryst with destiny. 72 years later, we celebrate yet another Independence day, in a country so diverse in its boastings, so rich in its culture. As the tricolour is hoisted again [...]Read More

August 15, 2018

Mahatma Gandhi righteously said, “How can one be compelled to accept slavery? I simply refuse to do the master’s bidding. He may torture me, break my bones to atoms and even kill me. He will then have my dead body, not my obedience. Ultimately, therefore, it is I who am the victor and not he, for he has failed in getting me to do what he wanted done.” It is very arduous to imagine a [...]Read More

August 14, 2018
72nd Independence Day 2018: History, Celebrations & Importance

India is decked up in all its glory to celebrate its 72nd Independence Day with great pomp and show. Every Indian heart is throbbing with a feeling of patriotism and oneness; and commemorating the freedom fighters who made it possible for the nation and its citizen to breathe air, free from the mighty British rule. “Long years ago, we made a tryst with destiny and now the time comes when we shall redeem our pledge… [...]Read More

August 14, 2018
Independent day in India

India and its citizens are all geared up with a feeling of patriotic exhilaration to celebrate their 72nd Independence Day. Independence Day is celebrated with great pomp and show throughout the country every year on August 15. This big day is a reminder for every citizen of India of the beginning of a new era of liberation from the British colonialism that lasted for about 200 years. The Indian struggle for independence was a lengthy [...]Read More

August 12, 2018
15th August, 1947 or Independence Day

Aristotle once said, “It is not always the same thing to be a good man and a good citizen”. The lines are hazy; drawn and redrawn too many times. 15th August, 1947 was the day India-Bharat-Hindustan officially became an independent nation, consequently, the largest democracy in the world. Democracy – of the people, for the people, and by the people – naturally remains a margin short of perfection if we are not. As citizens, it [...]Read More

August 11, 2017
Independence special desh bhakti songs

Independence Day is just around the corner and patriotism is running high. But what further augments the patriotic fervor are the songs that eloquently portray the love for the nation. These songs that are a part of Bollywood movies or have been sung for some special occasion depict various aspects such as the freedom struggle, the heroes of the wars that India fought with Pakistan and China, India’s achievements in the sporting events etc. These [...]Read More

August 17, 2016
PM Narendra Modi's Speech Highlights on Independence Day 2016

  On the seventieth Independence Day Narendra Modi, the prime minister of India, spoke to the country for around an hour and a half from Red Fort, which is traditionally where our prime ministers have addressed the nation on this momentous day. During the speech – as is the case – Modi highlighted the various achievements made by Indian government during his three-year tenure, focusing specifically on the various programmes that have been introduced and [...]Read More

August 12, 2016
Independence Day Speech Ideas for Students Children Teachers

As we come close to celebrating India’s 70th Independence Day on 15 August, 2016, several students, parents and teachers are searching for content guidance for writing their very own speech that will stand out from the usual and make an impact. MyIndia (Myindia.in) has prepared a template that you can use to write a great speech in your own words that will be rich in content and will remain focused on the topic. Preparing relevant [...]Read More

July 28, 2016
70th Independence Day of India 2016

On 15 August, India celebrates its 70th Independence Day. This year, Independence Day celebration is going to be different and special. In its Parliamentary Party meeting held on 19 July, PM Modi spoke to his party colleagues of his desire to make this year’s Independence Day celebration exceptional. It has now been decided that for the first time, the celebration of India’s independence will involve a six-day long ‘Bharat Parv’ festival at Rajpath near India [...]Read More

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