As everyone knows 70 the Independence day of India is on 15th August. India became independent from England in 1947. India is now one of the most recognised countries around the globe, one of the fastest growing economies in the world, number one in Aerospace technology and has the 3rd largest Army in the world and still going.

Everyone should celebrate Independence day, after all, it’s our country. Every year Independence day is celebrated by each city, village and school in India, but these are some places where a lot of nation lover and enthusiasts come all over the country to celebrate Independence day.

 

1.Red Fort, Delhi.

red fort

 

The red fort was built in the Mughal empire before Britishers came to India. After independence, the red fort is public as well as private property. On the day of independence, the first prime minister of India took oath at the red fort, after that it is a kind of tradition. Twenty-one gun shots are fired in honour of the solemn occasion.Parades and pageants showcase scenes from the independence struggle and India’s diverse cultural traditions.

 

2.India Gate, Delhi.

india gate

 

The India Gate, a standout amongst the most well-known Delhi attractions, is a grand architecture as well as a war remembrance. Otherwise called the All India War Memorial, the India Gate has carved the names of about 70,000 fighters who fought and were martyred in the First World War, and the names of approximately 12,516 Indian officers who grasped affliction on the North-west Frontier. Outlined by architect Sir Edwin Lutyens, the India Gate and the Flame of the Immortal Soldier under the opening stand for the heroes of India. It is an unquestionable requirement see amid Independence Day celebrations on August 15.

 

3.Wagah Border,  Amritsar.

wagah

 

It is particularly known for the elaborate Wagah border ceremony that happens at the border gate, two hours before sunset each day. The flag ceremony is conducted by Indian Border Security Force (BSF) and Pakistan Rangers (PR).Independence day celebration at Wagah Border will literally give you goosebumps.

 

4.Sabarmati Ashram, Ahmedabad.

sabarmati

The Sabarmati Ashram is also known as Mahatma Gandhi Ashram. The Sabarmati Ashram was Gandhiji’s workplace for social activism and his activities for country’s Freedom Movement. Gandhiji spent 12 years of his life here. The ashram is the place where Satyagraha, Civil Disobedience Movement and Swadeshi Movement had gathered momentum at. Situated on the bank of the Sabarmati River, the ashram is also one of the best places to visit in Ahmedabad. Gandhiji’s Dandi March to disobey the Salt Act implemented by the British began from the ashram in 1930. The Sabarmati Ashram introduces visitors to Gandhiji’s values, philosophy, vision and support for self-reliance.

5.Cellular Jail, Andaman and Nicobar Island.

cellular jail

The Cellular Jail in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands is in the list of the places to visit on the Independence Day of India.it is quite disconnected from the country but this place stores memories of freedom fighters.It is a living witness of the brutal treatment of the freedom fighters behind the bars of the jail. The Cellular Jail reminds generations of the solitary confinement that the heroes of the National Freedom Movement were sentenced to suffer for years during the colonial rule. An important chapter in the history of British India, the Cellular Jail has declared a national memorial in 1969. Andaman and Nicobar Island is also a beautiful place to visit.

I wish all of you a very Happy Independence Day, So don’t forget to celebrate our Independence at your level . Take one step to make our country better, Jai Hind!

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