Sunday, August 14, 2016

Why India Got Independence At Midnight On 15 August 1947


"At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom."
This historical line by Nehru from his famous Independence Day speech (Tryst with Destiny) will never fail to give you goosebumps whenever you read or hear them. Our independence was hard fought. The British ruled over our lands for a long time. But then, The Wheel of Time turns, and India finally gets freed from the 'British Raj.'
You cannot cage the bird for a long time, Right? Britishers had caged the 'Golden Sparrow' for more than 200 years, but some birds are born to fly, very high, I mean. This bird has grown with time and it is continuously flying higher with proud. 
On 15 August 2016, India will be celebrating its 70th Independence Day. 
Here are some of the secrets behind the day, time and year of the India Independence Day. 
I know, after reading this, your curiosity will start playing hide and seek with your emotions, your zest level will be too high. Your mind starts shouting 'WHY'? You need to dive inside to read out the more facts.

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