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15th AUGUST INDEPENDENCE DAY: FROM SLAVERY TO INDEPENDENCE

15 August independence day is a very special day for all Indian democracy and Indians. On this day, we got independence from British rule.  On August 15, 1947, our country got complete independence from British tyranny and slavery. It is a very special and golden day for all Indians and we all celebrate this day of independence with great fervor and enthusiasm. On this day our eyes become moist after remembering those moments of freedom.

15 August independence day

The freedom we got on August 15, 1947, was not easily attained. For this, we had to sacrifice a lot and had to struggle for a long time. Thousands of freedom fighters like Mahatma Gandhi, Bhagat Singh, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Dr. Rajendra Prasad, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, Sukhdev, Gopal Krishna Gokhale, Lala Lajpat Rai, Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Chandra Shekhar Azad sacrificed. Then we were able to breathe in free air. The freedom fighters worked hard for the independence of the country. They united day and night in fighting British rule. He gave up his comforts and all the comforts of life. Some of them like freedom fighters like Bhagat Singh, Chandrashekhar Azad, Ram Prasad Bismil, Ashfaq Ullah Khan have sacrificed the country even to their lives.

74th India Independence Day 2020

This year we are going to celebrate our 74th Independence Day and this year this day is coming on Saturday. At the same time, this time Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also asked for suggestions from the people about the subject of his speech and he has asked people to tell them what they should talk about on this day from the Red Fort in Delhi. PM Modi has asked people for his suggestions through tweets and people are also giving them suggestions on many topics.

Chief Guest on Independence Day 2020

Every year on Independence Day, our government invites some people from another country as the chief guest. However, no person has been invited by the government as the chief guest on this day this year.

National Anthem Awareness Campaign

National Anthem Awareness Campaign will also be started on Independence Day and through this campaign people will be told how to sing the national anthem of our country. Because there are still many people in our country who do not know how to speak the words of the national anthem correctly. The campaign will begin under the leadership of Justice Santosh Hegde, a former Supreme Court judge.

HISTORY OF INDIAN INDEPENDENCE DAY

British Arrival In India

Nearly 400 years ago, the East India Company of British came to India with the objective of doing business in India. In those days Pakistan and Bangladesh used to be part of India. The British along with their trade here began to examine the poverty, compulsion, and weaknesses of the people and took advantage of their compulsions.

The British gradually took advantage of the compulsions of the Indians and started torturing them as slaves, and mainly they used to suppress the poor and forced people under their debt. On not paying the debt, they made him their slave and started doing arbitrary work and torture on them. One by one, they took control of the kingdoms and their kings and took control of almost all of India.

Persecution of Indians

During the occupation of India by the British, they started committing atrocious persecution of the people, such as incurring revenue, capturing their fields and grains, etc. Due to this, the people here had to suffer a lot of their atrocities. When they opposed this atrocity, they were gunned down with bullets like the Jallianwala Bagh incident.

Indian Anger Against English Rule

The attitude of the British towards Indians and their atrocities was increasing day by day and the anger of Indians and the fire of revenge were also increasing among them. The fire of this barbaric attitude of the British was first seen as an uprising of Mangal Pandey in 1857. Due to this rebellion of Mangal Pandey, he was killed, due to this people got angry towards the British, and new movements started to appear.

Demand For Freedom

Anger and demand for their freedom started coming in the people due to the increasing atrocities of the British. Due to which many incidents and incidents of skirmishes against the English government continued to increase. Mangal Pandey first protested in 1857, and because of this, he lost his life. Gradually, the voices demanding freedom from the tyranny of the British started coming from elsewhere in India.

Important Contribution Of Freedom Fighters For Freedom

Many freedom fighters have sacrificed their lives to give India freedom from British tyranny, Mahatma Gandhi’s most outstanding contribution among them. The British rulers, who had been ruling India for nearly 200 years, were forced by Gandhi to defeat them with two arms like truth and non-violence. Mahatma Gandhi made truth and non-violence his weapon and also inspired the people and asked people to adopt it and fight against the tyranny of the British. The people of the country supported him and participated in freedom. People used to call him Bapu with love and respect.

Some Other Freedom Fighters Contribute To Freedom

Although the whole of India contributed something in their own way in the freedom struggle, there were some people who contributed to freedom by presenting their leadership, strategy, and skills.

Many other freedom fighters like Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Sardar Ballabh Bhai Patel, Bal Gangadhar Tilak fought together against the British. Some continued their fight by adopting truth and non-violence. On the other side, there were some freedom fighters who took the path of violence against British rule, who was named as a revolutionary. These revolutionaries mainly joined the organization and fought the war against the British. Mainly Mangal Pandey, Chandrashekhar Azad, Bhagat Singh, Rajguru & Sukhdev, etc. were many such revolutionaries who contributed to freedom in their own way.

The unwavering determination and independence efforts of all shaken the British rule and forced the British to leave India on 15th August 1947. We celebrate this historic day as Independence Day.

CONCLUSION

15 August independence day is known as a historic national day, and we celebrate this day every year as the day of independence. Its beauty can be seen in all government institutions, schools, and markets, and the freedom fighters of our country are remembered. Patriotic voices are heard everywhere, we meet each other and wish for freedom and make them happy.

 

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