15TH August is the day we rejoice our Independence Day very proudly. It was on 15th August 1947 when India became free from the British Rule after a 200 years long period of slavery. On today, we pay tribute to our freedom fighters and all those that participated within the India’s Independence Movement. Our Independence moment could be very well-known for its nonviolent resistance and civil disobedience. This moment was led by Indian National Congress. Our Independence coincided with the partition of India and Pakistan. Let’s have a look on the top 10 places which are worth visiting the day of our freedom.
Red Fort in Delhi: This is the place where our first Prime Minister, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, gave the first Independence Day speech in 1947 on the Red Fort. It was one of many main centers for the liberty fighters in the first war of Independence in 1857. Red Fort is the place where our Flag is hoisted before another place in the entire of India. This year Narendra Modi may have the privilege of hoisting our national flag.
Red Fort India – 15h August Megavenue
Wagah Border: Wagah Border is the one road border between two country and a should visit place to see Wagah border ceremony before sunset every day. There shall be no exchange of sweets and gifts between Indian and Pakistani border forces through the Independence Day functions of both countries.
Wagah Border 15th August Megavenue
Raj Ghat in Delhi: Raj Ghat is a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. It’s a easy black marble platform that marks the spot of his cremation on 31 January 1948. It’s left open to the sky while an eternal flame burns perpetually at one finish. It’s situated on the banks of the river Yamuna in Delhi, India. This place is worth visiting this Independence Day to pay homage to the Father of Our Nation.
Raj Ghat in Delhi – 15th August Megavenue
Azad Park in Allahabad: It’s the largest park in Allahabad. It has a really strong affiliation with the Indian freedom struggle. This park was also called Alfred park or Company park through the British rule. This is the place where freedom fighter Chandra Shekhar Azad sacrificed his life through the Indian independence struggle.
Azad Park in Allahabad – 15th August Megavenue
Jhansi Fort in Jhansi: This Fort is also called ‘Rani Jhansi ka Quila’. This fort is over four centuries old. This fort is an icon symbolizing India’s First War of Independence in 1857, with Lakshmi Bai, the Queen of Jhansi, as certainly one of its legendary figures. The fort is spread over 20 hectares and consists of 10 gates.
Jhansi Fort in Jhansi 15th August Megavenue
Barrackpore in Kolkata: This is the place where the one of many most famous freedom fighter Mangal Pandey began his fight against the English men for the Independence of his country. His act of defiance and hanging in 1857 led to the First War of Independence. Mangal Pandey was hung on this garden.
Barrackpore in Kolkata 15th August Megavenue
Cellular Jail in Andaman Islands: This is a jail which was constructed in the midst of ocean. The British used this place to capture those that raised their voices against them. This place is now turned in to a museum.
Cellular Jail in Andaman Islands: 15th August Megavenue
Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad: This was one of many epicentres of the liberty movement. Situated on the banks of the Sabarmati River, it was originally called the Satyagraha Ashram. It was the grounds for Mahatma Gandhi to train activists to be a part of his non-violent, civil disobedience and Swadeshi movements for Independence. Gandhi ji lived there for 12 years.
Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad 15th August Megavenue
August Kranti Maidan in Mumbai: This is the place where Gandhiji called for Quit India Movement on 8th August 1942. It was a call to mobilise the plenty with a commitment of ‘Do or Die’. This movement was very strong and the British realized that that they had lost their hold on India.
August Kranti Maidan in Mumbai 15th August Megavenue
Your Work Place: Finally, in case you are student go to your faculty/college and in case you are an Employer go to your work place and pay tribute to our freedom fighters who sacrificed lives for the betterment of our society.
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