India won freedom from the British Rule on August 15, 1947. Since then August 15 is celebrated as an Independence Day every year with great pomp and show. We won freedom after a long struggle.
The Independence Day is a day of pride and happiness for all of us throughout the country. On this day our first Prime Minister Pt. Jawahar Lai Nehru unfurled the National Flag at the Red Fort for the first time. Since then this day is celebrated as a National festival.
The Prime Minister takes the salute and the guard of honour from the three wings of army, navy and air force. Prime Minister gives the message in his speech. This day is celebrated all over India.
The day is celebrated with great pomp and show in Delhi. In schools, colleges and other educational institutions, the national flag is unfurled by the Principal. The National flag is also unfurled at all district head quarters by district collectors or political leaders who read out the state governor’s message.
The Independence Day is a day of remembrance. This day reminds us the sacrifice of patriots who lost their lives for the freedom of the country. We should swear to serve our country with devotion.