Independence Day was celebrated on the last Sunday of the Indian month of August. The day is a significant celebration of the end of British rule in India. The event is related with celebrations and joy of the freedom movement. Independence Day is a common holiday in many countries including India.
The history of Independence Day is associated with major events of the Independence Day celebrations all over the world. The first Independence Day was on 17zinbo (September) in 1783. It marked the accession of New Delhi to Great Britain. Independence Day in India is marked on the fourth Sunday of August. This is also the Republic Day.
The significance of Independence Day in India is not only marking the historical events but also the true essence of freedom. Independence Day was proclaimed by the British after the successful uprising of the people against the rule of the Maharajas in early eighteenth century. Independence Day is celebrated in various parts of India on that day. Here are few of the notable celebrations which take place on this day.
On Independence Day, people across India observe a grand parade through the streets of different cities. The participants of the parades are welcomed with pomp and show. Some of the important events which take place in India on Independence Day include Republic Day celebrations in Kashmir and Punjab. In Delhi, Ghats are decorated with flowers and other gifts by the citizens.
Independence Day is one of the internationally famous public holidays. It is a day when Americans can take out their loyalty for their mother country. On this day, people like to celebrate with great pomp and show. There are numerous events that take place during Independence Day in India. But the significance of this day really depends on the way you look at it.
While celebrating on this day, people traditionally spend time in well-planned parties and fireworks display in the evening. People generally celebrate Independence Day in a pompous manner, but it has its own historical as well as educational importance. It is not just a day for celebrations; Independence Day is also a day to commemorate the sacrifices which the nation has made to come this far. Today, India boasts of one of the largest democracy in the world.
Indians celebrate Independence Day in two different ways. They do so on the national Independence Day or on the Indian New Year, as it is popularly known. The essence of both the days are the same and that is, the people wish well to the nation. This is the reason why on both the dates, there are great excitement and joy across the nation. The other significance of the day is that each year during the Independence Day, people wear red and white clothes which are traditional Indian attire.
Independence Day is a day of celebration, fun and pride. It is a day when the country is all fired up and ready to take on the world. Every country goes through this process once in a while and looks forward to the next celebration. Today, India is such a country with great celebrations on the Independence Day. So, mark this historic day with full vigor and pride.