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15th August - Independence Day (India)

AUGUST 15 SINCE 1947 INDEPENDENCE DAY INTRODUCTION 15th August, 1947 was the biggest day in Indian history. India became an independent nation after hard struggle on that day since then, this day is celebrated as Independence day every year. 67TH INDEPENDENCE DAY 1600s HISTORY EAST INDIA COMPANY CAME In 1600s British first came to India in the sole purpose of trading and later came to known as the East India Company. They gained power and slowly started to excise control of larger areas. Following Revolt of 1857 led the East India Company to direct control of India. 1857 DIRECT CONTROL OF INDIA PARTITION 14TH Muslim League and Congress party decided to partition of India on June, 1947. Thus on 14th August 1947 Punjab was divided and a new separated nation, Pakistan was born. On 15th August, 1947 at midnight announcing India was a free nation. AUGUST 1947 PARTITION FREEDOM FIGHTERS Subhash Chandra Bose Jan 23, 1897 to Aug 18, 1945 Place of Birth Orissa Bhagat Singh Sep 27, 1907 to Mar 23, 1931 Place of Birth Jalandhar Jawaharlal Nehru Nov 14, 1889 to May 27, 1964 Place of Birth Uttar Pradesh Chandar Shekar Azad Jul 23, 1906 to Feb 27, 1931 Place of Birth Madhya Pradesh Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi Oct 2, 1869 to Jan 30, 1948 Place of Birth Gujrat Prime Ministers Jawaharlal Nehru (1889-1964) Office 15 Aug, 1947 - 27 May, 1964 Tenure 16 Years 286 Days Appointed By Rajendra Prasad Indra Gandhi (1917-1984) Office 24 Jan, 1966 - 24 March, 1977 Tenure 11 Years 59 Days Appointed By V.V. Giri Rajiv Gandhi (1944 - 1991) Office 31 Oct, 1984 - 2 Dec, 1989 Tenure 5 Years 32 Days Appointed By Zail Singh Atal Bihari Vajpayee (1924) Office 16 May, 1996 - 1 June, 1996 9 March, 1998 - 22 May, 2004 Tenure 16 Days, 6 Years 64 Days Appointed By Shankar Dayal Sharma K.R. Narayanan Dr. Manmohan Singh (1932) Office 22 May, 2004 - Incumbent Tenure 9 Years 81 Days Appointed By A.P.J Abdul Kalam Pratibha Patil States Reorganization Act 1956 In December 1953, PM Jawaharlal Nehru appointed the State reorganization to reorganize Indian States. States AP, Assam, Bihar, Bombay State, Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala, MP State Madras, Mysore, Orissa, Punjab Rajasthan, UP, West Bengal U.T 14 STATES 7 U.T Chandigarh, Andaman and Nicobar Delhi, HP, Lakshadweep, Manipur Tripura States and Union Territories of India Present date 2013 States AP, Arunchal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar Chhattisgarh, Goa, Gujrat, Haryana, HP, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand Karnataka, Kerala, MP, Maharashtra Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram 28 STATES Nagaland, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, UP Uttarakhand, West Bengal U.T Andaman and Nicobar Islands 7 U.T Chandigarh, Dadra and Nagar Haveli Daman and Diu, Lakshadweep, Delhi Pondicherry History of Modern India (Pre-Independence) 1858 TO British Raj 1947 1857 Independence Movement TO 1947 1947 Partition of India (Post-Independence) 1947 Political Integration TO 1949 States Reorganization Act 1956 1970s Green Revolution Ind-Pakistani war 1971 Economic Liberalization in 2000s India Population of India Before Independence and Presently When India became Independent country its population was a mere 35 crore. Year Population 1700 12 Crore 1800 25 Crore 2000 101 Crore 2013 123 Crore Independence Day Celebration The National Flag Ceremony is hoisted by Hon'ble PM of India on Red Fort in Delhi. While other politicians hoist The Flag Ceremony in their constituencies. Celebrations Flag hoisting, singing Patriotic Songs, Parades, National Anthem, Speech by President and PM as well. Please do not copy or distribute without permission of the creator Contact at [email protected] for suggessions and feedback CREATED BY

15th August - Independence Day (India)

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