Reliving The Initial Moments Of Freedom With First #IndependenceDayIndia Images

Jai Hind! Today we celebrate our 70th Independence Day and as Prime Minister Modi unfurls our national flag at the Red Fort, the onus is on us to  convert this ‘Swaraj’ into ‘Surajya. Yes, we have come a long way and we have to go a long way ahead. From safety for women to fighting corruption, there is lot to be done. But, have you forgotten how we started, what we achieved? Let's take a moment to see the sacrificies made, the achievements we got and salute our country.

The first Independence Day celebrations

Yes, this was our first Indpeendence Day celebrations, 1947 at Rashtrapati Bhavan. The nostalgic moment with the sense of freedom is evident till date in this picture.

Our First Flag Hoisting at Red Fort

Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru hoists the first freedom flag at Red Fort. 

The moment of jubiliation

Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru and Lord Mountbatten watching the unfurling of the Tricolour during the celebration of the first Independence Day near India Gate

The guests arrive

No fancy cars, no huge security forces but yet guests welcomed.

And India Awakens to Freedom

The news that I am sure every Indian took pride to read. 

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