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Independence Day (India) - Essay in English for School/College Students (With Glossary)

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Independence Day (India) - Essay in English for School/College Students (With Glossary)
Independence Day (India) - Essay in English (150 words) for School/College Students (With Glossary)
  • Importance of the day
  • How freedom was got
  • Celebration of the day in the national capital and various states
  • Observation of the day in your school
  • Our duty

                15th August 1947 is an important day for all Indians. On this day the Indians got freedom from the British rule. For the first time our National Flag flew over the Red Fort, Delhi. It was achieved by great efforts made by persons like Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Sardar Vallabhai Patel, Subash Chandra Bose, Moulana Abul Kalam Azad and many others. It was an occasion of celebration for the entire nation. Since then the Independence Day is celebrated every year on 15th August throughout the country. Independence bay celebrations are conducted on a set pattern every year. The main function is held at the Red Fort, New Delhi. The Prime Minister takes the ceremonial salute and guard of honour from the three wing of the defense. After that the unfurls the National Flag on the ramparts of the Red Fort. National Anthem is sung and a 21 gun salutes given.

                   The Prime Minister addresses the nation. Earlier he pays homage to martyrs at various places at Rajghat. In his address, he explains the policies of the Government, what it did and what it proposes to do and wishes all people a happy Independence. Similar functions are held, at state capitals of every state where the Chief Minister hoists the National Flag and the National Anthem is sung .

                   Our school/college observes this historic a festive fervor. Our headmaster/principal unfurls the National Flag followed by the rendition of the traditional Anthem. Sports and cultural competitions are· conducted to mark the occasion and prizes are distributed to·the winners.

                    "Freedom is our birth right and we will have it" said Lokamanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak, on of the great freedom fighters. It is for us to safeguard it by our unity and integrity. It is a day to pay homage to martyrs and standby the ideals, for which they sacrificed their lives.

GLOSSARY (ଶବ୍ଦକୋଷ)

achieved: ପ୍ରାପ୍ତ କରିବା / ପାଇବା
unfurl: (ପତାକା) ଉଡାଇବା
homage: ଶ୍ରଦ୍ଧାଞ୍ଜଳୀ
martyr: ଶହୀଦ
anthem: ଗୀତ
rendition: ଗାଇବା
safeguard: ରକ୍ଷା କରିବା

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