INDIA on 15th August 1947


The Independence Day of India is celebrated on the fifteenth of August to commemorate its independence from British rule and its birth as a sovereign nation in 1947. The day is a national holiday in India. All over the country, flag-hoisting ceremonies are conducted by the local administration in attendance. The main event takes place in Delhi, the capital city of India, where the Prime Minister hoists the national flag at the Red Fort and delivers a nationally televised speech from its ramparts. In his speech, he highlights the achievements of his government during the past year, raises important issues and gives a call for further development. The Prime Minister also pays his tribute to leaders of the freedom struggle.

In 1946 the Labour government in Britain, its exchequer exhausted by the recently concluded World War II, and conscious that it had neither the mandate at home, the international support, nor the reliability of native forces for continuing to control an increasingly restless India, decided to end British rule of India, and in early 1947 Britain announced its intention of transferring power no

As independence approached, the violence between Hindus and Muslims in the provinces of Punjab and Bengal continued unabated. With the British army unprepared for the potential for increased violence, the new viceroy, Louis Mountbatten, advanced the date for the transfer of power, allowing less than seven months for a mutually agreed plan for independence. In June 1947, the nationalist leaders, including Pandit Nehru, Abul Kalam Azad, Mohammed Ali Jinnah, B. R. Ambedkar and Master Tara Singh agreed to a partition of the country along religious lines. The predominantly Hindu and Sikh areas were assigned to the new India and predominantly Muslim areas to the new nation of Pakistan; the plan included a partition of the provinces of Punjab and Bengal.

Many millions of Muslim, Sikh, and Hindu refugees trekked across the newly drawn borders. In Punjab, where the new border lines divided the Sikh regions in half, massive bloodshed followed; in Bengal and Bihar, where Mahatma Gandhi's presence assuaged communal tempers, the violence was more limited. In all, anywhere between 250,000 and 500,000 people on both sides of the new borders died in the violence. On 14 August 1947, the new Dominion of Pakistan came into being, with Muhammad Ali Jinnah sworn in as its first Governor General in Karachi. At the stroke of midnight, as India moved into August 15, 1947, Jawaharlal Nehru, read out the famous Tryst with destiny speech proclaiming India's independence. India, now a smaller Union of India, became an independent country with official ceremonies taking place in New Delhi, and with Jawaharlal Nehru assuming the office of the first prime minister, and the viceroy, Lord Mountbatten, staying on as its first Governor General.



Lord Mountbatten & Pandit Nehru

Public at Lok sabha

at Rashtrapati Bhavan


All are coming for celebration



At Red Fort

Pandit Nehru Addressing to INDIA


Indian  Flag


Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar

First Cabinet of INDIA

Oath  Ceremony


Times of India
 To Download PDF of Times of India News Paper 15 Aug. 1947 Edition Click Here.

The New York Times


Gujarat Samachar

The Hindustan Times

Constitution of India

First Indian Post Stamp

Coins in Released



First Day Cover By Indian Post
We have lost So many things to Achieve this but now do we are happy with it ?

What we have done with Independence ?

Any way just enjoy this pixs and be happy...... 

10 comments:

  1. INDIAN POLITICAL GOVERNMENT IS THAT ILLEGAL GOVERNMENT, AGENT OF AMERICA & BRITAIN. THAT'S NOT INDEPENDENT COUNTY. AZAD-HIND GOVERNMENT IS THAT LEGAL GOVERNMENT OF INDEPENDENT IN INDIA.

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  2. Every body in India Introduced in Our Mahatma , Nehru and all , What about our honorable Man Netaji Subash candra boss , where he live at that time ,what about his family , there is no any history of last his life ,
    I will meet many old peoples and ask about Nethaj , nobody inform to me correctely some person says he live in Kolkatta, some persons say he is passed away in Flight Crash , but our Indian History lot things is missing abt Nethaji

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  3. Every body in India Introduced in Our Mahatma , Nehru and all , What about our honorable Man Netaji Subash candra boss , where he live at that time ,what about his family , there is no any history of last his life ,
    I will meet many old peoples and ask about Nethaj , nobody inform to me correctely some person says he live in Kolkatta, some persons say he is passed away in Flight Crash , but our Indian History lot things is missing abt Nethaji

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