India would enter into the 73rd year of Independence on 15th August 2019. PM Narendra Modi will hoist the National Flag at Red Fort in New Delhi and address the nation from the fort.
India got independence
It was on the midnight of 14th August 1947 that India woke up to the light of freedom and ushered into a new era where it was a free nation. But the dominion of India had many challenges to highlight its presence as an independent nation on the world map.
India adopts a new constitution
On 26 January 1950, India gave itself a new constitution to lay guidelines for governing the country. The second largest constitution of the world, it contains a Preamble and 448 Articles in 25 parts and 12 schedules and five appendices.
Integration of Princely States