There are celebrations held in every month of the year, including the month of August. In India, August 15 is known as the Independence Day of India. India received its independence in 1947. It was the year when the country was finally freed from the British regime.
August 15 is remembered by citizens every year, where they pay tribute to the leaders who risked their lives and held on to their principles so that India may enjoy freedom. At midnight in 1947, India was finally announced as an independent country. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehur became the first Prime Minister of India. Several leaders also made their mark in the history of India, such as Mahatma Gandhiji and Subhas Chandra Bose. August 15 was a special day for millions of Indians. It realized the dreams of many Indians around the world. Their past leaders gave their all to free the country.
August 15 is called a national holiday in India. On that special day, the national flag of India is raised in the capital city and a military parade is also held. The displays of some of the latest technologies and defensive weapons were also present in New Delhi. There were also several cultural presentations which featured the many traditions and practices through the decades. It is raised in various government offices, universities and educational institutes. The flag of India should be given special treatment by people, including young children. Many sports events and contests are also held in various cities every August 15.