Holidays similar to or like Independence Day (India)

Celebrated annually 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 1947 Indian Independence Act, which transferred legislative sovereignty to the Indian Constituent Assembly, came into effect. Wikipedia

  • History of India (1947–present)

    Independent nation within the British Commonwealth on 15 August 1947. Direct administration by the British, which began in 1858, affected a political and economic unification of the subcontinent. Wikipedia

  • India

    India (Hindi: Bhārat), officially the Republic of India (Hindi: Bhārat Gaṇarājya), – "Official name: Republic of India."; – "Official name: Republic of India; Bharat Ganarajya (Hindi)"; Wikipedia

  • Dominion of India

    Independent dominion in the British Commonwealth of Nations between 15 August 1947 and 26 January 1950. Created by the Indian Independence Act 1947 and was transformed into the Republic of India by the promulgation of the Constitution of India in 1950. Wikipedia

  • Jawaharlal Nehru

    Indian independence activist and, subsequently, the first Prime Minister of India, as well as a central figure in Indian politics both before and after independence. Eminent leader of the Indian independence movement, serving India as Prime Minister from its establishment in 1947 as an independent nation, until his death in 1964. Wikipedia

  • Partition of India

    The division of British India into two independent dominion states, India and Pakistan. Today the Republic of India; the Dominion of Pakistan is today the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the People's Republic of Bangladesh. Wikipedia

  • Indian Independence Act 1947

    The 1947 Indian Independence Act [1947 c. 30 (10 & 11. Geo. Wikipedia

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    Sentences forIndependence Day (India)

    • After India gained independence in 1947, limited autonomy was conferred to New Delhi and was administered by a Chief Commissioner appointed by the Government of India.New Delhi-Wikipedia
    • Eschewing the official celebration of independence in Delhi, Gandhi visited the affected areas, attempting to provide solace.Mahatma Gandhi-Wikipedia
    • National events such as Republic Day, Independence Day and Gandhi Jayanti (Gandhi's birthday) are celebrated with great enthusiasm in New Delhi and the rest of India.New Delhi-Wikipedia
    • Election days and certain national holidays such as Independence Day are meant to be dry days when liquor sale is not permitted but consumption is allowed.Prohibition-Wikipedia
    • Dakshina Kannada District Football Association (DKDFA) annually organises the Independence Day Cup, which is played on Independence Day at district football grounds adjacent to Nehru Maidan.Mangalore-Wikipedia
    • Gandhi led Congress celebrated 26 January 1930 as India's Independence Day in Lahore.Mahatma Gandhi-Wikipedia

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