How 15th August Became India’s Independence Day

On 15 August 1947, the Republic of India gets its independence from the standard of the British. From that point onward each year, 15th August is commended as the Independence Day in India for recognizing its opportunity from the 200 year old British government.

Britishers controlled India for about 200 years the British. It started with the East India Company from around the year 1765. In the year 1857, there was a nationwide riot which neglecting for shaking off the English guideline thus far exchanged the power from the association to the crown. After a lot of struggle and time, India got its Independence in the year 1947.

However, 15 August turned into the Independence Day, the cause was the last Viceroy of India, Mountbatten. He was given the forces as well as the order by the British parliament for exchanging the capability to Indians by June 30, 1948. 15th August 1947 was announced by the Britishers as the day of the end of British rule. To this end, Mountbatten had said that he was assuring that there will be no uproar or slaughter. Nevertheless, what occurred in August 1947 is a written history, which countered Mountbatten.


On the Mountbatten plan of June 3, 1947, the Indian Independence Act which was passed by the British parliament depended. The Act clearly referenced the date of independence, August 15, 1947. For every Indian, the midnight of August 15, 1947, is memorable, when India gained sovereignty from the strong hold of the influential Britishers. The otherwise suppressed Indian tri-colored flag was given its due respect when it was hoisted first time on Independence Day.


All the nationalistic hearts expressed joy at considering India becoming an independent nation as well as the success of thousands of martyred souls. So, undoubtedly, it can be said that it was the birth of a new country and means a lot for every citizen of India. 

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