Independence Day

August

Delhi, Delhi

15th August is a sacred day for all Indians, in India and abroad. It was on this day in 1947 that their forefathers finally made the British retreat out of their motherland. Each year, billions of Indian’s see the live broadcast of the Prime Minister of the world’s largest democracy unfurl the tricolour at the majestic Red Fort in the nation’s capital, Delhi.


15th August is a sacred day for all Indians, in India and abroad. It was on this day in 1947 that their forefathers finally made the British retreat out of their motherland. Each year, billions of Indian’s see the live broadcast of the Prime Minister of the world’s largest democracy unfurl the tricolour at the majestic Red Fort in the nation’s capital, Delhi.

A spectacular parade follows the flag hoisting ceremony that leaves tears in people’s eyes. The national flag adorns every building and street of importance in Delhi, outshining the gala illumination and decor. This National holiday sees throngs of people viewing the parade, holding flags and singing the national anthem as the spirit of patriotism fills the country.

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