Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Independence Day celebration 15th August

India celebrated its 68th Independence Day on 15 August 2014, as India became independent nation from British Rule on 15 August 1947. On this day citizens of India pay homage to their leaders and freedom fighters.

The day is celebrated to commemorate the birth of the world's biggest democracy as a national holiday. All the schools and colleges across nation hoist the national flag on the rooftops and the buildings to symbolize the stature of the national flag as nation's pride. Not only the educational institutions but also offices and business areas celebrate this day. 

Since it is declared a national holiday by the government of India, all the institutions, government or otherwise, have holiday. People only go to offices to attend the flag hoisting ceremony. The Prime Minister addresses the Nation after the flag has been unfurled recounting the country's achievements of the year, discussing current major issues and future plans for the progress of the country. Kite-flying has also become a tradition on this day and people can be seen flying numerous kites of all colors, sizes and shapes symbolizing the freedom.

Rani putting "Tilak" to mam Usha

Singing a song "Hindustan ki Kasam"

Dancing on "Chak de India" song

Dancing on "Aisa desh hai mera" song

Boys performed skits and dances

All Girls and toddler boys preforming group

Flag hoisting by the guest,volunteers and teachers
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