During the celebration at Red Fort, New Delhi many tasks including March past are performed by the Indian army and cultural events by the school students are performed.
On this day, Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of independent India, hoisted the Indian national flag above the Lahori Gate of the Red Fort in Delhi and addressed the nation, marking the start of a tradition that continues today. We are now a self-governed democratic country and have the voting rights.
The sky seems full of kites and there is joy all around. Official dinner at Government House The air reverberates with patriotic songs and national anthem. Participation of children in the celebrations is more prominent and they seem to be at the centre of all the preparations.
At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom.
We must also acknowledge the fact that we gained independence, because we fought for it together; it is only by staying together that we will be able to protect our independence, any further.