Independence Day With An Unique Touch Of Rakshabandhan
Today embarked 73 years of Independence wherein not only us indians celebrated our victory over britishers but few of other countries joined our celebration as well namely Dubai, Canada etc.
India has always been termed as cultural capital and 15th August 2019 seemed to bring this definition a new dimension. Independence Day along with rakshabandhan added joys to hindu families. And we will ne delighted to see many of our Muslim brothers and sisters enjoying this festival as well. India truly is a diverse country but festivals have tendency to unite all of us together in one way or another.
All of us might have been aquainted with Independence Day but few B Schools in India celebrated mass rakshabandhan which added spice to today's multiverse celebrations.
Let's have a quick look on what all was special on 73rd India's Independence Day.
A foot ball tournament named “Naga 73rd Independence Day Football Tournament 2019” was inaugurated on 28th July at Naga in North Sikkim.
Panchayat Heads of Bhartiya Janata Party in J&K hoisted the Tricolor in their houses.
All schools under North Delhi Municipal Corporation displayed photos of the present President and the Prime Minister of India.
As the Government of India has scrapped the Article 370 from J&K, through a Presidential order on 5th August 2019, both the new union territories namely ladakh and Jammu and kashmir celebrated Independence Day in full fervor.
300 meters of pedestrian friendly walkway was opened for shoppers in Chandni Chowk area of New Delhi.
Banaras Hindu University did go completely paperless on the 73rd Independence Day.
Security is stepped up in Delhi in wake of intelligence input indicating towards terrorist activities targeting Independence Day.
This year New York’s India Day parade, will be organized on 18th August, the American-Indian community will commemorate the sacrifice and valor of Indian soldiers. This would be the 39th New York’s India Day parade organized by Federation of Indian Association (FIA). This year the theme is “Support our Troops, Salute our Troops”.
The Government of India under the bureau of Outreach & Communication has organized a poster design competition on 73rd Independence Day. The competition is based on the theme “Changing Face of India – Independence Day 2019”. There is no age bar and the competition is open till 10th August for every citizen of India.
Former President Pranab Mukherjee, social activist Nanaji Deshmukh and singer, lyricist Bhupen Hazarika (posthumously) were conferred with the Bharat Ratna in an event at President House on 8th August.
Chhattisgarh set a new world record by unfurling world’s longest Tri-Colour flag of about 4.5 km length on 11th of August 2019 supported by a chain of thousands of people in Raipur.
On 73rd Independence Day of India, for the first time Indian Flag will be hoisted in J&K. BJP has announced to celebrate “Jashn-e-Azadi” on this occasion.
The Lieutenant colonel and Indian Cricket Player Mahendra Singh Dhoni will infurl Indian Nation Flag in Leh on 73rd Independence Day of India.
Intelligence agencies have issued fresh terror warnings to Delhi police and Jammu & Kashmir administration, ahead of the Independence Day celebration. Security forces are on high alert expecting retaliation by terror groups in wake of scrapping of Article 370 from the valley.