India National Day 2022 - 15 August

India National Day
India National Day

August 15 is India Independence Day. This is the India national day. This year, India Independence Day 2022 will be celebrated on 15 August 2022, Monday. Indians celebrate the day with various arrangements. Traditionally, the Prime Minister of India will hoist the Indian National Flag at the Lahore Gate of the Red Fort in Delhi.

How is India National Day celebrated?

Indian National Day is celebrated with various arrangements. Some of these events are organized by the state, some by different organizations and institutions and some are organized at the individual level.

India Independence Day is celebrated all over the country through national flag hoisting, parades and cultural events. August 15 is a national holiday in India. However, there is a tradition of distributing sweets in educational institutions and other office courts.

National flags are hoisted in schools and colleges and cultural programs are organized. The day is also celebrated in various places through colorful processions, meetings and seminars. All the Events are observed with Patriotism.

History of Indian Independence Day

India gained independence on 15 August 1947. The country was liberated from British rule. In early 1947, the British government announced that India would be handed over power by June 1948. Later, the day of the transfer of power was brought forward by the British forces to prevent riots. In June 1947, nationalist leaders like Jawaharlal Nehru, Abul Kalam Azad, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar and others accepted the proposal of partition of India on the basis of religion.

Hindu and Sikh majority areas are annexed to India and Muslim majority areas to Pakistan. Pakistan was born on 14 August 1947. On 15 August 1947, Jawaharlal Nehru declared India's independence.