Sunday, 15 August 2021
Vivekananda Kendra Zilla Parishad Vidyalaya, Kadamtala
75th Independence Day Celebration 2021
Our country has celebrated 75th Independence day is celebrated annually on 15 August as a national holiday in India commemorating the nation's Independence from from the United Kingdom on 15 August 1947, the day when the provisions of the 1947, Indian Independence Act, which transferred Legislative sovereignty to the Indian Constituent Assembly, came into effect. India retained king George VI as head of state until its transition to a full republic, when the nation adopted the constitution of India on 26th January 1950 ( celebrated as Indian republic day)
On 15th August1947, the first Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru raised the Indian national flag above the Lahori Gate of the Red Fort in Delhi. The incumbent Prime Minister customarily raises the flag and gives an address to the nation and entire event is broadcast by Doordarshan, usually begins with the Shehnai music of Ustad Bismillah khan.