A day of proud for Indians due to those who sacrificed for the freedom of India. For Freedom from Britishers, Indians sacrificed a lot and many of brave were martyred for the nation. India has a long history to tell about itself since independent till now. After a long and tough struggle against slavery at the hands of the British, India finally got Independence on the midnight on 15th August 1947, making it the most eventful day in the history of the country. This day is celebrated with full joy and enthusiasm all over the country. Today. we are going to tell you some
Interesting facts about India Independence Day that blow mind & amaze
- The first revolt for Freedom of India was started on 1857.
- The National flag was first hoisted on August 7, 1906, at the Parsee Bagan Square in Calcutta.It was designed with three horizontal stripes of red, yellow and green colours, with eight white lotus flowers in the red strip, a white sun on the left and white crescent with a star on the right in the green strip.
- The National Anthem of India is “Jana Gana Mana…” and it was written by Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore.
- The National Anthem was originally written in the Bengali language.
- Rani Laxmi Bai (Queen of Jhansi) was the lady fought like a tiger against the British rule and sacrificed her life.
- The name India is derived from the river “Indus”.
- The first Prime Minister of Independent India was Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru.
- Dandi March of 1930 was started by Mahatma Gandhi as an Indian independence movement for making own salt against the British rule.
- Quit India Movement was started in 1942 to widespread non-violent struggle all over the India for getting freedom.
- North Korea, South Korea, Bahrain and Republic of the Congo share their independence day with India.
- India never occupied any country in her last 100000 years of history.
- Mahatma Gandhi was in Bengal, thousands of kilometres away from Delhi on Independence day, where he was on hunger strike to stop communal violence between Hindus and Muslims.
- On every Independence Day, the Indian Prime Minister hoists the flag from the Red Fort. But this did not happen on August 15, 1947. According to a research paper of the Lok Sabha secretariat, Nehru hoisted the flag on 16th August 1947 from the Red Fort.
So, these are some Interesting facts about India Independence Day that blow mind & amaze
Some Freedom Fighters
- Bhagat Singh
- Mahatma Gandhi
- Abul Kalam Azad
- Chander Shekhar Azad
- Bal Gangadhar Tilak
- Lal Bahadur Shastri
- Jawahar Lal Nehru
- Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
there are much more
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