2 days ago · Independence Day, in India, national holiday celebrated annually on August 15. Independence Day marks the end of British rule in 1947 and the establishment of a free and independent Indian nation. It also marks the anniversary of the partition of the subcontinent into two countries, India and Pakistan.
3 days ago · Independence Day is celebrated annually on 15 August as a public holiday in India commemorating the nation's independence from the United Kingdom on 15 August 1947, the day when the provisions of the Indian Independence Act, which transferred legislative sovereignty to the Indian Constituent Assembly, came into effect.
1 day ago · 2 September 1946 – 15 August 1947 17 April 1952 – 27 May 1964 1916; died 1936) The light has gone out of our lives Liaquat–Nehru Pact International trips by Nehru First Nehru ministry Third Nehru ministry Fourth Nehru ministry Accession of Jammu and Kashmir Annexation of Junagarh Annexation of Hyderabad Annexation of Goa
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The Red Fort in Dehli is also an important Independence Day symbol in India as it is where Indian Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru unveiled India's flag on August 15, 1947. India's national flag is a horizontal tricolor of deep saffron ( kesaria ) at the top, white in the middle and dark green at the bottom in equal proportion.
2 days ago · Holi is celebrated at the end of winter, on the last full moon day of the Hindu luni-solar calendar month marking the spring, making the date vary with the lunar cycle. [note 1] The date falls typically in March, but sometimes late February of the Gregorian calendar.