Popular Culture in Independence Day
On Independence Day and culture in Independence Day patriotic song in regional languages is broadcast on tv, and radio channels. They are also played alongside flag hoisting ceremonies. Patriotic films are broadcast. Over the decades the number of such films broadcast has decreased as channels report that audiences were oversaturated with patriotic cinema. The population cohort that belongs to the Generation Next often combine nationalism with popular culture during the celebrations. This mixture was exemplified by outfits and savories dyed with the tricolor and designer garments that represent India’s various cultural traditions. Retail stores offer Independence Day sales promotions. Some news reports have decried the commercialism. Indian Postal Service publishes commemorative stamps depicting independence movement leaders, nationalistic themes, and defense-related 15 August.
Major events of Independence day
Independence and partition inspired literary, and other artistic creations and such creations mostly describe the human cost of separation, limiting the holiday to a small part of their narrative. Salman Rushdie’s novel Midnight’s Children (1980), which won the Booker Prize and the Booker of Bookers, wove its tale around children born at midnight of 14–15 August 1947 with magical abilities. Few films center on the moment of independence, instead highlighting the circumstances of partition and its aftermath. On the Internet, Google has commemorated Independence Day since 2003 with a special doodle on its Indian homepage.