Independence Day is a national holiday on 15 August. It celebrates the day in 1947 when India became independent from British rule.Since then, this date of 15 August is celebrated as the Independence Day in India to commemorate its freedom from the 200-year-old British government.
15 August 1947, Prime minister has raised the flag and given a speech. Jawaharlal Nehru was become first Prime Minister of India that day, raised the Indian national flag above the Lahore Gate of the Red Fort in Delhi. On each subsequent Independence Day.
The flagship event in Independence Day celebrations takes place in Delhi, Independence Day of India would be celebrated by the people all over the India on 15th of August 2015, This year in 2015 India would celebrate its 69th Independence Day. The first Independence Day was celebrated in India on 15th of August in 1947.
It will followed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi unfurling the national flag on Red Fort in Delhi and singing of national anthem Jana Gana Mana on 15 August 2015.