15th August 2018 – Today is the day when ordinary Indian celebrated its first Independence from its colonial caretaker of Britain after 250 years of occupation in its land, it is completed 71 years then and this very day is celebrated in India for its joyous Independence day since 1947.
Independence Day of India will be celebrated by the people all over the India on 15th of August 2018, at Wednesday. This year in 2018, India is celebrating its 72nd Independence Day to pay tribute and remember all the freedom fighters who had contributed a lot and fought for the Independence of India.
Independence Day is an annual observance celebrated every year on 15th of August. India’s Independence Day is a day of great significance for the people of India. At this day India got freedom from the British rule after long years of slavery. It has been declared as the National and Gazetted Holiday all across the India in order to independently commemorate the independence of country from British Empire on 15th of August in 1947.
It was not so easy for the India to get freedom from the Britishers however; various great people and freedom fighters of India made it a truth. They had sacrificed their lives in attaining the freedom for their future generations without worrying about their comfort, rest and freedom.
They planned and acted upon various Independence Movements including violent and nonviolent resistance to get complete freedom. However, later independence Pakistan was partitioned from India which was accompanied by violent riots. That horrible riot was the reason of mass casualties and dislocation of people (more than 15 million) from their homes.
At this day, all the national, states and local government’s offices, banks, post offices, markets, stores, businesses, organizations, etc become closed. However, public transport is totally unaffected. It is celebrated in the capital of India with big enthusiasm however it is also celebrated in all the schools, colleges and other educational institutions by the students and teachers including public community and society.
WHAT IS SPECIAL ON 72ND INDIA’S INDEPENDENCE DAY 2018
As per the Media reports, UP State Government has banned the production and use of Polythene bags of 50 microns as well as all the plastic or thermocol products from 15th July 2018. The state government has pledged to ban plastic and its products completely with effect from coming Independence Day on August 15. This is a commendable effort by the government towards protection of environment and preserving natural resources. Considering the present environmental condition this is the most prudent decision taken by the government.
Besides the announcements of complete plastic ban in the state of Uttar Pradesh, there is good news for nearly 32 crore beneficiaries of Jan Dhan Khata holders across India as Prime Minister is supposed to announce new welfare schemes for them from the ramparts of Lal Quila on this Independence Day, which may include an increase in free accident cover of up to Rs. 1 Lakh.
Prime Minister of India Sri Narendra Modi is also likely to announce an increase in Atal Pension Yojna from Rs. 5000/month to Rs. 10000/month.
In else where in the world, Missionaries and Indian embassies may organize independence day gathering in their respective countries as well.
Nepalese President Vidya Devi Bhandari and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli expressed their gratitude towards prosperous India, happy and healthy Indian people and wished our bilateral relation in the region would further strengthen in the days to come.
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