Know the Interesting and Amazing Facts about national festival 'Independence day'

1. India will celebrate 72 Independence Day on August 15, 2018. This national festival is important for every Indian. Let's learn some unknown and amazing facts about this day.
2. India's first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru gave his famous speech 'Tryst with Destiny' on the midnight of August 14, while he became the country's first Prime Minister on the morning of August 15.

3. For the country's independence will continue, Dr. Rajendra Prasad took the auspicious of freedom from Ujjain's Jyotish Suryanarayana Vyas.

4. The Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, was unable to participate in the celebration of the country's independence on August 15, 1947 because he was in Calcutta to stop the Hindu-Muslim riots.

5. August 15, 1947, the value of 1 rupee was equivalent to 1 US dollar and the gold price was 88.62 paise per gram.

6. In India, colorful broadcasting on television began from August 15, 1982.

7. August 15, there are three other countries (South Korea, Bahrain and Congo) whose Independence Day is celebrated on this day.

8. On August 15, India's Independence Day was choosen by Lord Mountbatten (then British Viceroy), because on that day surrendered to the Allies by Japan after World War II.

9. In August 1972, the postal PIN was introduced in India on August 15, and 'Veer Chakra' was recognized by Government of India.

10. Chandra Shekhar was the only prime minister, who did not get the opportunity to hoist the 'National flag' and address the nation on the Red Fort.

11. No national anthem was sung after hoisting the National Flag on August 15, 1947. 'Jan, Gana, Mana' was recognized by the Constituent Assembly on January 24, 1950 as 'National Anthem'.

12. On 15th August, after the March past of the Indian Armed Forces, the national flag is hoisted and the speech is delivered by the Prime Minister.
Know the Interesting and Amazing Facts about national festival 'Independence day' Know the Interesting and Amazing Facts about national festival 'Independence day' Reviewed by SHERE KHOJRAHA on January 05, 2019 Rating: 5

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