Independence Day (India)

National day in India, celebrated on 15 August

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Independence Day is annually celebrated on 15 August, as a national holiday in India commemorating the nation's independence from the United Kingdom on 15 August 1947, the day when the UK Parliament passed the Indian Independence Act 1947 transferring legislative sovereignty to the Indian Constituent Assembly. India still retained King George VI as head of state until its transition to full republican constitution. India attained independence following the Independence Movement noted for largely non-violent resistance and civil disobedience led by the Congress Party.

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PM Modi on Tuesday spoke to UK PM Boris Johnson over phone and raised the issue of violence against Indians participating in Independence Day celebrations..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 6 days ago

The advertisement wishing the local people on Independence Day and Raksha Bandhan was given by the Ugu Panchayat chairman and advocate Anuj Kumar Dikshit
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

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