Revisit the historical days to be acquainted with the history of the indian independence day. Indian independence - vasco da gama, a portuguese explorer, landed on the shores of india in 1498 at the port of calicut he was searching for spices to bring back to the european continent. Get information about indian independence from the dk find out website for kids find out more about how and when india won its freedom from dk find out. Nehru's speech marked the culmination of the indian independence movement, which was in motion for nearly a century tryst with destiny was the climax the power of nonviolence had, in the. On aug 15, 1947, jawaharlal nehru addressed the nation with a new declaration of independence and became the first prime minister of india on this day: india gains independence from britain web guides.
A s india prepared to mark 70 years of independence, families who witnessed the death and destruction during partition recalled the tales of horror. Keralapsctips : indian independence 1947 if you are preparing for kerala psc exam 2018 then gk 2018 audio check out more about kerala psc exam in our blog ww. Today marks the 66th anniversary of india's independence from the british rule after centruries of occupation by european powers, we were finally freed from their clutches due to the efforts of. India independence day in india, independence day is observed on the 15th august every year, because on the said day of 1947, india won her freedom from the british rule after about 200 years it is a red-lettered day , on which the schools and government and private offices remain closed.
Gk questions on india independence day this is simple and easy indian independence day quiz with answers this is created for school students and children for the events of the indian independence day. In 1858, british crown rule was established in india, ending a century of control by the east india company the life and death struggle that preceded this formalisation of british control lasted. Indians have celebrated 70 years of independence with much fanfare the end of the british colonial rule in 1947 marked the creation of two independent states - hindu-majority india and muslim. India was granted a dominion status on august 15, 1947 according to balfour declaration of 1926 'dominions' is defined as autonomous communities within the british empire but united by a common allegiance to the crown so, by the definition, india was an autonomous community within the.
1 the transfer of political power in india to indians will affect great britain and the british commonwealth in three principal issues: strategy, economics and prestige this note is an attempt to assess very briefly our prospective gains and losses in each of these fields 2 the principal. India's struggle for independence takes the reader on a journey across india as she was craving for her independence this book starts at the very first revolt of 1857 under the guidance of mangal pandey, from rani lakshmi bai s innate passion to free her country, subhash chandra bose s unmatched charisma and aggressive tactics, to mahatma. The modern independence movement in india centered on two key concepts, satyagraha and swaraj satyagraha was a political and moral philosophy that stressed non-violent protest and peaceful civil. The indian independence movement was a movement from 1857 (in many cases, even pre-dating 1857) until august 15, 1947, when india got independence from the british rajthe movement involved many political and social organizations and armed and unarmed struggle.
Find indian independence day stock images in hd and millions of other royalty-free stock photos, illustrations, and vectors in the shutterstock collection thousands of new, high-quality pictures added every day. Independence day in india is celebrated annually on august 15 it is a national holiday that marks india's independence from british rule on august 15, 1947, united kingdom parliament passed the indian independence act 1947 and thus transferred the legislative sovereignty to the indian. Prime minister narendra modi today announced the long awaited manned space mission by india speaking on the 72nd independence day celebrations, pm modi said: by 2022, a son or daughter of india.
In april 1884 the viceroy, lord ripon, wrote to lord kimberley, the secretary of state for india, on a question of government policy which was becoming daily more pressing: 'you may rely upon it that there are few indian questions of greater importance in the present day than those which relate to. Along with the pressure exerted by mahatma gandhi, nehru and jinnah, and public outrage at events like the amritsar massacre, independence for india and pakistan came as the result of developments. August is a month full of holidays for india, one of the most important being independence day on august 15th this year's celebration will be especially important because it is the 70th anniversary of india's independence from the british empire. Seventy years since india gained its independence from the british empire, the uk is seeking a closer trading relationship but what do modern indians think about the british i have an intimate.