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15th August - Happy Independence Day

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15th August - Happy Independence Day

15th August - Happy Independence Day

Start: August 15, 2020

Wish you Happy Independence Day

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 provisions of the Indian Independence Act 1947, as passed by the United Kingdom Parliament, which transferred legislative sovereignty to the Indian Constituent Assembly came into effect. India retained King George VI as head of state until its transition to full republican and Constitution of India 1950 replaced the dominion prefix, Dominion of India with the enactment of the sovereign law Constitution of India. India attained independence following the Independence Movement noted for largely non-violent resistance and civil disobedience.

Happy Independence Day of India

ObservancesIndia Independence Celebration, Kite flying

DateSaturday, 15 August, 2020

SignificanceCommemorates the independence of India

Also calledSwatantrata Dibash

Observed byIndia

Type of holidayPublic holidayNational day

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