Every Year India celebrates Independence Day on 15th August to honor the freedom from British rule. India became an independent nation on August 15, 1947, so this year, it marks the 71st year of Independence. The day starts with the celebrations from the Red Fort on 15th August 2017, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be greeting his fourth address to the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort in New Delhi. Independence Day is also a day to reflect on our nation’s achievements over the past 70 years.
This year marks 70 years of India being a free nation. It is a day occasion to remember those who fought for and sacrificed their lives to free India. India’s freedom struggle was a hard-fought one and Independence Day is the day to pledge to keep the unity and integrity of our country. The immortal words of Pt Jawaharlal Nehru, “At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom,” perfectly encapsulate this struggle and the consequent euphoria of independence.
71st Independence Day Speech 15th August Live
Here is how you can watch PM Modi’s Independence Day speech Live:
- Live telecast of the programs start from 6:30 am.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech telecast both on TV and on the Online. People can watch to the Independence Day celebrations on the Doordarshan You Tube channel.
Independence Day 2017 Ministry of Information and Broadcasting:
People of India and world can also watch Modi’s I-Day speech by logging on to the You Tube channel of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. Here is the link:
Independence Day 2017 Celebrations
- Flag Hoisting,
- Parade Singing Patriotic Songs and the national anthem,
- Independence Speech by the Prime Minister and President of India
You can also get the updates from Twitter page of the Doordarshan after logging in to their Twitter accounts.
Happy Independence Day 2017 Status | Messages
1) We celebrate the bravery of our ancestors and their gift of freedom. Long may our flag wave! Happy Independence Day!
2) Let’s take this day to think about of our past and resolve to build a better future for our country. Wishing you a Happy Independence Day!
3) “Our nation is like a tree of which the original trunk is swarajya and the branches are swadeshi and boycott.” — Bal Gandhar Tilak.
4) Freedom in our mind, faith in the words, pride in our souls. Let’s salute the great men and women who made this possible. Happy Independence Day!
5) Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what you can do for your country! Happy Independence Day!