In 2020, India completed its 73 years of Independence. Do you why our country got its freedom on August 15, 1947. Lord Mountbatten personally decided the date.
He considered August 15 lucky for his career. In World War II, the Japanese Army surrendered before him on this date.
Therefore, he and the other Britishers came back from our nation on August 15. After that, two different countries created from the partition named as Pakistan and India.
Lord believed in the astrology and chose the midnight time. According to the British, the new day starts after midnight.
The bill was introduced in the British House of Commons on July 4, 1947. Within the fortnight, the house passed it.
In 1929, Jawaharlal Nehru (Congress President) gave the call for the Poorna Swaraj. Then, the fight for India’s freedom started at a fast pace.
Mahatama Gandhi began the civil disobedience and non-violence movements with his leaders. He broke the British Salt Law with his Dandi March.
Significance of 15th August Date in India’s Independence
After getting from the Britishers, India got control from the British Parliament on June 30, 1948. However, the partition affected the life of the people.
Most of them died, and this was the price that paid to get Independence for India. It was not easy for the people to leave their things in India and then move to Pakistan.
On the other hand, Nehru became the first Prime Minister of India. It was a difficult job for him at that time. There was no employment and income source for the Indians.
The first PM started took some steps so that India can develop. Our country completed 73 years of Independence in 2020. Every year Red Fort decorated beautifully.
One day before, the honorable President gave the speech. Then, Our Prime Minister addresses the nation from the Red Fort. He tells about the several development plans for the country and people. Then, the flag hoisted, and the national anthem was sung.