What happened on the night of 14 August 1947 ?
“At the stroke of midnight hour, when the world sleeps,India will awake to life and freedom… ” these are the words of first prime minister of Independent India , spoken at the midnight of August 14 ,1947 . In his famous speech he describes the country’s decades long battle against British rule.
That day the country’s 200 years long battle to get freedom from British rule was about to end . People took to the street before midnight to breathe in the fresh air of independence and freedom. All the hardwork and sacrifices of the freedom fighter which was sown during the struggle with britishers finally about to gave the fruit of freedom.
While Pakistan got it’s first Governor General Muhammad Ali jinnah and Liaqat Ali Khan was declared as the first Prime Minister of Pakistan and this was the last day in India when the Union Jack Flag inscribed with stars, was lowered from the flagstaff and Tricolour was being raised above.The Constituent Assembly met in the evening in the Constituent Hall was also getting prepared to become the legislative Assembly of independent India. People were full of patriotism and celebrating the day with a new sense of belonging and responsibility.
India will be celebrating its 73rd Independence Day this August 15 by flag hoisting with true sense of nation love, patriotism and remembering the struggle and sacrifices of Indian freedom fighter because of them we are breathing fresh air of independent India. This independence day also witnessed the New India -The Aatmanirbhar Bharat with the mantra of going “Vocal for Local ” Which reminds us about the Non cooperation movement of Gandhi ji. After a long fights against cruel rulers of british india got freedom on 15 August 1947 Evey year we are celebrating our independent day and government presents its development and future plan .
Note it’s personal view or writer.