This year’s Independence Day is special as India marks the 75th year of freedom
Gatway of India illuminated with tricolour lights, as part of 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' celebrations to commemorate the 75th anniversary of India’s independence, in Mumbai. Pic/Ashish Raje
The 'Har Ghar Tiranga' campaign under the aegis of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav is to encourage people to bring the Tiranga home and hoist it. The campaign initiated as part of 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav,' to commemorate India's 75th year of freedom will run till August 15.
India won independence from the British on August 15, 1947, after 200 years of oppressive rule. It was on this day, the first Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru hoisted the national flag at the Red Fort.
A year-long celebration under the ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ campaign is being held across all states of the country.
As we celebrate this historic day of our nation, here are some best wishes, quotes and images to share with dear ones.
• Let’s keep our country united. Happy Independence Day.
• Wishing you a Happy Independence Day 2022!
• A big thank you to all the soldiers who sacrificed their lives and to those who are on the border protecting us. Happy Independence Day.
• Divided by religion, united by one nation. Happy Independence Day!
“Freedom is never dear at any price. It is the breath of life. What would a man not pay for living?" - Mahatma Gandhi
“You give me your blood and I will give you Independence!” - Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose
“It is easy to kill individuals, but you cannot kill the ideas. Great empires crumbled, while the ideas survived.” - Bhagat Singh
"Swaraj is my birthright and I shall have it" - Bal Gangadhar Tilak
“Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what you can do for your country.” - Jawaharlal Nehru
“A country’s greatness lies in its undying ideals of love and sacrifice that inspire the mothers of the race." - Sarojini Naidu
“We have believed, and we do believe now that freedom is indivisible, that peace is indivisible, that economic prosperity is indivisible.” - Indira Gandhi
"I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved" - BR Ambedkar