Independence Day

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Independence Day
The holiday is observed throughout India with flag-hoisting ceremonies, parades and cultural events. There is a national holiday

Independence Day Celebrations in India

Independence Day is every year celebrated on 15 August, as a national occasion in India recognizing the country’s autonomy from the United Kingdom on 15 August 1947, the UK Parliament passed the Indian Independence Act 1947 exchanging legislative sovereignty to the Indian Constituent Assembly. India still held King George VI as head of state until its progress to full republican constitution. India accomplished autonomy following the Independence Movement noted for to a great extent peaceful obstruction and common noncompliance drove by the Indian National Congress (INC). Independence corresponded with the segment of India, in which British India was isolated along religious lines into the Dominions of India and Pakistan; the segment was joined by fierce mobs and mass losses, and the removal of almost 15 million individuals because of religious violence. On 15 August 1947, the Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru raised the Indian national flag over the Lahori Gate of the Red Fort in Delhi. On each ensuing Independence Day, the executive usually raises the flag and gives an address to the country.

The occasion is watched all through India with flag-hoisting ceremonies, parades and social occasions. There is a national holiday

 

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