Short Essay on Independence Day


Essay on Independence Day | Introduction

India observes Independence Day on 15th August every year as our country acquired freedom on this day in the year 1947. We celebrate our freedom on this day and show our respect towards our country “INDIA”. Also, we appreciate the struggles and sacrifices of our great freedom fighters. People from all religions in India glorify it with lots of joy and this is a sign of unity for our country.

All the people in India decorate their houses with national flags. Not only houses but government buildings also look beautiful after a theme of the Indian flag is applied to them. Schools conduct different types of functions and celebrations and distribute sweets among students. We hoist our national flag on Independence Day and salute it and also we sing the national anthem.

Contributions of freedom fighters

Today we are free because of the struggles and contributions of our freedom fighters who fought for our country’s freedom. Mahatma Gandhi is one of those who served the country as a father and so he is called the father of the nation. Many times our freedom fighters were beaten and sent behind bars but they did not lose their confidence.

Apart from Gandhiji, Chandrashekhar Azad, Bhagat Singh, Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel, Dr Rajendra Prsad, Lal Bahadur Shastri, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Gopal Krishna Gokhale, and many others had to face the exploitation of Britishers. After a lot of struggles and difficulties, we got freedom from British rule.


At last, We celebrate Independence Day with great excitement and enthusiasm. we can say that gaining freedom was not a bed of roses. Our freedom fighters struggled a lot to gain freedom. We should always respect them and remember their contributions. It is a great Indian festival as it is celebrated across India on a large scale. We should live together and love every countryman because Unity is our country’s Identity.

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