India celebrates its independence day on 15th august every year, a day when India got independent from the wrath of English British rule in 1947. On 15 August, 1947, the first prime minister of India, Dr Jawaharlal Nehru hoisted the Indian national flag at the red fort, in Delhi. Thereafter, every year, the day is observed by hosting the tricolor Indian flag at the red fort by the prime minister followed by a speech known as the address to the nation. The hoisting is commemorated by 21 continuous gun shots fired in honor of the special occasion.
The speech of the prime minster includes the achievements of the past year and stress is given upon the further development of the nation. The freedom fighters and other revolutionary leaders are remembered and are paid special tribute for their contribution and efforts. The Indian national anthem ‘Jana Mana Gana’ is sung with chorus. The perfect example of synchronization is seen with the march past by the Indian armed forces and the parliamentary forces. Similar activities are performed in very state and the chief minister of every state hoists the Indian national flag.
It is observed as a national holiday all over the country. Flags are hoisted at schools, offices and other public places to mark the respect for the nation. The country is devoted into patriotism by singing and listening to patriotic songs, movies and reading books. Flying of kites is also observed in certain parts of India. India being a multi cultural country celebrates the day differently. Independence day is among the three great national holidays of India, the other two being The Republic day (26 January) and Gandhi Jayanti (2nd October).
The independence of India is the result of the independence movement initiated by Indian national congress, Non violence and Civil disobedience movement. The INC was formed in 1885 and played the major role in granting freedom to the nation. These movements shook the Britishers. The independence was quickly followed by the split of India popularly known as the partition of India splitting a part of it into Pakistan. The partition was followed by violence, riots and masses against it.
Though this time in 2014, as it is going to be memorable for every Indian and same for Indian Prime Minister Shree Narendra Damodardas Modi, as it will be first time for him to deliver a speech on Independence Day at Red Fort, Delhi.
For the reader we would to suggest some of the few tips after following that you will be able to feel free from mind and heart.
Here are certain vaastu suggestions on this day to make you more enthusiastic and energetic for living and fighting with full of your energy to chase your targets.
- Use red color in south zone as this zone governs by Mars, and most of the government activity and energies of a person controlled by this zone. It will help in increasing the efficiency of work. This will make you feel fresh and you’ll have a sound sleep.
- Keep the North east direction of your home clean. This will enlighten your mood, thoughts and vision. It also gives dynamic skills to the members.
A very happy independence day!