On 75th India Independence Day the slogan for this year’s event is “Nation First, Always First.” The government launched the “Har Ghar Tiranga” campaign in conjunction with the “Azadi Ka Amrit Mohatsav” today, August 13, and it will run until August 15.
The Republic of India established the “Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav” to celebrate festivities by observing India’s wonderful history, culture, and accomplishments. This makes the country’s 75th Independence Day unique in many ways. On August 15, 2022, exercises, flag-raising ceremonies, and the chanting of Jana Gana Mana will be part of the nation’s commemoration of Independence Day.
India Independence Day
As the country prepares to commemorate its 75th India Independence Day, consider these fascinating facts about our Independence Day and National Anthem.
First Independence War, 1857 War
In 1857, the first India independence war began. Mangal Pandey was the leader of the Sepoy Mutiny, also known as the Indian Rebellion of 1857. Bahadur Shah Zafar, Tatya Tope, Nana Sahib, Rani Laxmi Bai of Jhansi, and other warriors spearheaded the struggle against British forces in 1857.
Partition of Bengal – Swadeshi Movement
The British government’s decision to divide Bengal in two region sparked the Swadeshi Movement in 1905. Bal Gangadhar Tilak first launched a push to utilize exclusively products created in India and to shun imported items. Later, to promote products manufactured in India, Bal Gangadhar Tilak and JRD Tata established the Bombay Swadeshi Co-op Stores Co.
First Tricolor Flag
According to legend, Sister Nivedita, a follower of Swami Vivekananda, created India’s first national flag in 1904. At what is now known as Girish Park in Kolkata, the tricolor national flag of India with its three horizontal red, yellow, and green stripes was raised for the first time.
Creation of National flag
Pingali Venkayya, an activist for education and independence from Andhra Pradesh, created the initial version of the current national flag of India in 1921.
The song “Bharoto Bhagyo Bidhata,” written by Rabindranath Tagore in 1911, was subsequently renamed “Jan Gan Man.” The national anthem of Bangladesh was also written by Tagore.
On January 24, 1950, the Constituent Assembly approved the National Anthem. Then it was declared to be the national anthem. The nation, according to the song, is comprised of all the provinces, dialects, and faiths.
The national anthem was free of charge translated from Sanskrit-Bengali to Urdu-Hindi by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. It was titled Subah Sukh Chain and was translated by Captain Abid Ali and written by Captain Ram Singh Thakur.
By legislation, the official version of the national anthem has to last 52 seconds total, not 54.