Essay on Independence day for class 8
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The 15th of August, 1947, is a very important day in the history of our country. It was on this day that India became independent. Therefore, this day is celebrated every year with great pomp and show all over India.
On this day our first Prime Minister, Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, unfurled the National Flag at the Red Fort for the first time. All the people, irrespective of their caste, colour and creed, celebrate this day every year amidst great rejoicings. People hold meetings, fly the tricolour and sing the National Anthem. This day is also celebrated in school and colleges.
In Delhi, this day is celebrated with great enthusiasm. People in large numbers gather in the Parade Grounds, in front of the Red Fort. There is a great hustle and bustle everywhere. They line up all routes leading to the fort and eagerly wait for the arrival of the Prime Minister. The foreign ambassadors and dignitaries also participate in the celebrations. The Prime Minister unfurls the National Flag. A Guard for Honour is given by the local police and army. A salute of 31 guns is fired. The military band plays the National Anthem. Then the Prime Minister delivers a speech. Homage is paid to those who sacrificed their lives for the freedom of the country. After the Prime Minister’s speech, the function comes to an end with the recital of Jana Gana Mana and the crowd begins to melt away.
Thus, Independence Day reminds us of those who sacrificed their lives for the freedom of the motherland.
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