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 Independence Day Information
EnglishIndependence Day
Hindiस्वतंत्रता दिवस
Observed by India
SignificanceIndependence Day of India
CelebrationsFlag hoisting, parade and kite flying
First Observed Year1947
Type of holidayPublic holiday, National day

Independence Day History and Significance

  Jawaharlal Nehru, Gandhi’s protege, and Muhammad Ali Jinnah, leader of the Muslim League, would also play prominent roles in opposing British rule.The British responded by arresting all the leaders of the movement and over 60,000 other protestors. 

 Day Celebrations across India

 Twenty-one gun shots are fired in honour of the solemn occasion.  In February 1974, the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, M.  
Multiple festivities take place in different parts of the nation.
Academic institutions including schools and colleges, host a special ceremony for enlightening the students about the historical significance of this day. Children fly tri-coloured kites for celebrating this occasion.
“While the world was disintegrating into fascism, violence and war in the 20th century, Gandhi taught the virtues of truth, nonviolence and peace,” wrote Tharoor in Time magazine.  
The country needs new officers of independence
There is a need for freedom lovers like Bhagat-Azad,
India again needs patriotic Parvans .. !!


 The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will unfurl the National Flag from the ramparts of the Red Fort, tomorrow to celebrate the 72nd Independence Day.  
On arrival at Lahori Gate of Red Fort, the Prime Minister will be received by the Raksha Mantri Smt Nirmala Sitharaman, Raksha Rajya Mantri Dr. Subhash Bhamre and Defence Secretary Shri Sanjay Mitra.
  General Asit Mistry to the Prime Minister.  Thereafter, Shri Narendra Modi will inspect the Guard of Honour.
 This year, the Navy being the Coordinating Service, the Guard of Honour will be commanded by Commander PR Jagan Mohan of the Indian Navy. The Army Contingent in the Prime Minister’s Guard will be commanded by Major Suraj Pal, the Navy contingent by Lt Cdr MYV Tejas, while Sqn Ldr Praveen Narayan will lead the Air Force contingent and the Delhi Police contingent by ACP Shri Jagdev Singh Yadav.
The Army contingent for the Prime Minister's Guard is drawn from the elite Fifth Battalion of the First Gorkha Rifles.  It was re-raised on January 01, 1965 at Solan (Himachal Pradesh) by Lt Col Govind Sharma and served in erstwhile NEFA (now Arunachal Pradesh) in its first assignment.
The battalion proved its mettle during ‘Operation Cactus Lily’ in East Pakistan in 1971 when led by its dynamic Commanding Officer Lt Colonel C Venugopal, the unit carried out five consecutive attacks on Santoshpur, Uthali, Darsana, Kushtia and Hardinge Bridge. During the campaign the unit was awarded with three Mahavir Chakras and two Vir Chakras. The unit was honoured with the Battle Honour DARSANA and the Theatre Honour EAST PAKISTAN for its outstanding performance.
The battalion also participated in ‘Operation Pawan’ in Sri Lanka in 1989 where it was awarded with two Vir Chakras and six Sena Medals for the gallant actions of its soldiers.
The battalion, during its deployment in ‘Operation Rakshak’ in Panzgam, Jammu & Kashmir from 1997-1999 neutralized 36 hardcore terrorists and recovered huge caches of arms and ammunitions. The unit was awarded the Chief of Army Staff Unit Citation.
The battalion also had a prestigious opportunity to serve in United Nation Mission in Sudan. During its tenure in Sudan from March 2008 to May 2009, the unit participated in numerous humanitarian missions and was awarded with Force Commander's Unit Citation for its exemplary performance. During ‘Operation Rhino’ in Assam, the battalion neutralized 15 hardcore militants and recovered large quantities of arms & ammunitions. The unit was awarded with the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief (Eastern Command) Unit Citation for its exemplary performance.
The unit also represented Indian Army at the prestigious Army Cambrian Patrol Championship held in United Kingdom in 2007 and won Gold Medal.
The battalion is presently performing the honourable duty of Ceremonial Army Guard to the President of India.
After inspecting the Guard of Honour, the Prime Minister will proceed to the ramparts of the Red Fort where he will be greeted by the Raksha Mantri Smt Nirmala Sitharaman, Raksha Rajya Mantri Dr. Subhash Bhamre, the Chief of the Army Staff General Bipin Rawat, the Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba and the Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa. The unfurling of the tri-colour will synchronize with the 21 Gun Salute fired by the valiant gunners of the elite 2281 Field Battery (Ceremonial). The ceremonial battery will be commanded by Lt.  
 of the National Flag by the Prime Minister. Commander Vaibhav N Janbandhu from the Indian Navy will be in command of this Inter-Services Guard and Police Guard. The Naval Contingent for the National Flag Guard will be commanded by Lt Cdr Prashant Parbakr, the Army contingent by Major Ashwin Shah, the Air Force contingent by Sqn Ldr Vivek Mohan and the Delhi Police contingent by Addl DCP Shri Rajendra Prasad Meena.
  The Band will be commanded by Chief Petty Officer Musician, VP Singh”.
Two Naval Officers, Lt GA Reddy and Lt AG Nikhil will be positioned on either side of the saluting dais for the Prime Minister for ADC duties. Lt Sarthak Nischal will assist the Prime Minister in unfurling the National Flag.
The Army Contingent for the National Flag Guard is drawn from the 11th Battalion of the Rajputana Rifles.

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   The Hindus celebrate this festival in the Ashtami of Krishna Paksha. Moreover, Lord Krishna is the most powerful incarnation of Lord Vishnu. It is a joyful festival for the Hindus.   This is one of the most joyous celebrations for the Hindus.

Lord Krishna
  Bhadon is a month in the Hindu calendar.  Because he was one of the most powerful Gods.   Lord Krishna was born to free the world from evil.
As a result, he played an important role in the book of Mahabharata.  

 The month of Shravan brings in a fresh fragrance with celebrations and joyous ambiance, when the entire society soaks in the mood of festivity. People from all corners of our country gets geared up to celebrate Krishna Janmashtami in the Shravan month of Hindu calendar. With great devotion and enthusiasm devotees observe fasting during the day and stay awake until midnight to offer prayers and after that, they feed themselves with fruits, dhaniya panjiri , sabudana pakoda, sweet lassi and other food that is considered as auspicious.
A glimpse of Janmashtami festival in Vrinda.

  If you have a plan to travel to the state of Maharashtra, during the time of August, then don’t miss out the Janmashtami celebration In Maharashtra. Embark on a journey with Kesari Tours and spend wonderful holidays in Maharashtra. Also known as the Gokulashtami, this festival goes with the Gokulas‘Dahi Handi’ celebration. Clay pots with Dahi, butter, are hung high on a top, and all the young people form humans pyramids to break the ‘Handi’ and chant ‘Govinda Govinda’! 
In our childhood days we used to hear a lot of tales about Lord Krishna from our grandmother and mother. Now, it’s time to take a tour to Krishna’s born and brought up place, where Janmashtami is considered one of the main festivals. Well, Vrindavan and Mathura are the two holy towns where the celebration continues for a week before the actual day. Take the pleasure of the various plays and rasleela’s which are organized over there. Decked up in colorful attires, everyone gets geared up for tapping their feet with the perfect sounds of the dhol.

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How Can Be Celebrate Vishwakarma Puja

Vishwakarma Puja or Vishwakarma Jayanti is an important festival for people of Hindu community to honour and celebrate Lord Vishwakarma, who is regarded as the Lord of creation.
Hindu scriptures say that Lord Vishwakarma was born during the blessed Magh Shukla Trayodashi, because of which he is considered to be an incorporation of Lord Shiva.

Vishwakarma is known as the world's first architect and engineer, who helped build a lot of structures and laid the foundation stone when the universe was developing. It is also said that Lord Vishwakarma is the one who created heaven, Dwapar, and even Hastinapur.

Before starting or inaugurating a factory, Lord Vishwakarma is always worshipped. Hence, the day has special significance for those in the line of manufacturing and machine industry. Artists, craftsmen, industrialists, businessmen, and factory owners and operators pay special regard and hold a puja in their specific work premises. It is believed that worshiping Lord Vishwakarma increases business.

The day is celebrated largely in states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Delhi, Maharashtra, West Bengal, and Karnataka. Vishwakarma Jayanti will be celebrated on September 17, which falls on a Tuesday.

If you are a businessman planning to celebrate and honour Lord Vishwakarma.

Vishwakarma Puja or Vishwakarma Jayanti is observed in reverence to Lord Vishwakarma, the divine architect. He is believed to have constructed the holy city of Dwarka, as well as, the Palace of Illusions or Maya Sabha for the Pandavas. He finds mention in Rig Veda and is credited with Sthapatya Veda, the science of mechanic and architecture.

In fact, Lord Vishwakarma created the King of God Indra's Vajra as well.

Falling on Kanya Sankranti of the Hindu calendar, it is generally celebrated on September 17 every year. The eastern states of the country like West Bengal, Jharkhand, Bihar, Odisha, Tripura and Assam observe the day, while Nepal too celebrates it.

The festival is mainly observed in factories and industrial areas as well as by artisans, craftsman, mechanism and welders among others. Vishwakarma is celebrated on the last day of Bengali Bhadra month.

As per Drik Panchang, the Vishwakarma Puja Sankranti moment on September 17 falls on 1:19 pm.
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On Vishwakarma Puja, devotees worship the Lord as well as his vahan, the elephant. Workers also worship their tools on this day and shops and factories usually remain close. 
On the day of Vishwakarma Puja, the idol of the divine architect is placed in decorated marquees or on raised platforms in shops and factory floors, where the puja rituals take place. Often family members of the workers too participate in the festivities. Following the puja, a gourmet community feast is prepared which is then eaten by workers and their families.
 People usually have a bath before the puja. After remembering Lord Vishnu in their mind, they keep Lord Vishwakarma’s statue or portrait on a platform. As part of the tradition, a flower is taken in the right hand. Following this, an Akshat (holy water) is taken and chants are recited. . Sprinkle the Akshat all around the room and leave the flower in the water. 

People tie a Raksha Sutra or the holy thread on their right hand and remember Lord Vishwakarma. After the Puja, offer water, the flower, and sweets to the machinery. Carry out the Yajna to complete the Puja.

The statue of Lord Vishwakarma is installed at the workplace.  Some people worship their machinery as a personification of Lord Vishwakarma. At many places, Yajna is also organized to celebrate the day. 

Vishwakarma, who is also mentioned in the Rig Veda, is referred to as the divine carpenter, and this day is celebrated with much fervour by the communities of factory workers, architects, labourers, craftsmen, mechanics, among other skilled labourers. In fact the workplaces and factories of such skilled labourers are also adorned with pictures and idols of Vishwakarma.

On this day the craftsmen worship their tools and don’t use them, they pray to Vishwakarma for success in their fields. They also take the day off and lunches are organized for them. Idols and statues of Vishwakarma are made especially for this day, and devotees gather around and perform the puja.

The festival is celebrated every year in September or October, on the last day of Bhado, a month in the Hindu solar calendar. On this day the sun god leaves the Simha rashi (Leo) and enters Kanya rashi (Virgo), which is why this day is also known as Kanya Sankranti Diwas.

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How Can Be Celebrate Teacher Day 2020

How Can Be Celebrate Teacher Day 2020

A teacher is a friend, philosopher, and guide who holds our hand, opens our mind, and touches our heart. The contribution of a teacher cannot be ignored at all. In many countries across the world, teacher's day is a special day where teachers of schools, colleges, and universities are honored specially. The date varies from country to country. 

The universally accepted World Teacher's Day is 5th October. In India, the Teacher's Day is celebrated on 5th September and this tradition started from 1962. This is the when Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was born. He was a philosopher, scholar, teacher, and politician and his dedicated work towards education made his birthday an important day in the history of India. We remember the great work of this exemplary person on this day.

below few points on how to celebrate Teacher's Day....
  1. Plan Something in Advance.
  2. Supply Them With Better Tools.
  3. Drop In and Let Them Know They’re Doing Great.
  4. Focus in Class.
  5. Write a Card.
  6. Set Up a Surprise.
  7. Take Them Out.
  8. Give Them a Shout-Out on Social Media.
  9.  Ask Them How You Can Support Them.
  10. Gift Ideas For Teacher Day 2020.

No occasion can be complete without a gift. Here are a few ideas of gifts for someone who is your role model, someone you admire:

Students of each class can contribute and make a small gift hamper for the teachers of the class. The hamper can contain chocolates, tea bags, organic scented oils, etc.
Personalised coffee mugs/t-shirts can be presented to the teachers with the initial of their names.
No teacher can do without a tote bag. Buy colourful ones for them.

The best gift would be a handwritten note expressing your regards for the teacher.
You can also gift your teacher stationary items like pin holders, gel pens and stick-on pads. They will find this gift a boon.

If you bake, then bake a cake for the teachers.
Go green. Present each teacher with a sapling.

Teachers’ Day is celebrated in every school and college in every country. A wide range of activities are performed on this special occasion. Right from gifts, flowers, and a note of appreciation to plan a Teachers’ Day party, you can do everything to show how much you appreciate all that your teachers have done for you.

However, the Teachers’ Day is celebrated differently in countries, below you will find ideas on how to celebrate Teachers’ Day at School college or university. Teachers guide and prepare students for the whole life. They are the real icon of knowledge, wisdom, create awareness and literate people. 

How Can Be Celebrate Teacher Day 2020
They illuminate students life with the bright light of knowledge.The expertise and ideology of a good teacher are always helpful for their students in every step of life. They help us to develop our understanding, improve skill level, and boost confidence.

They do a lot for us, but nobody conveys their gratitude to them. So, as a student, we must express our appreciation for their noble deeds at least once a year.

Teachers Day Celebration By Google 2020.

Google has also shown their respect for teachers by celebrating Teachers day 2019. They have uploaded a Teachers day Google Doodle to show the importance of teachers in our lives.
The President of India presents the National Award to Teachers on 5th September every year. It is done to provide public recognition to meritorious teachers working in primary, middle and secondary schools.

Purpose to give National Teachers Award – To recognise and celebrate the unique contribution of some of the most exceptional teachers in the country. Also, to honour those teachers who have improved school education and enriched the lives of the student.
Consideration for Selection – Total 100 marks are alotted on two criteria. These are,

The objective will carry a weightage of 20, and Performance-Based will carries a weightage of 80 respectively.

National Teachers Awards 2020 – The list of award winners is announced via the official website. These teachers will now be awarded on 5th September 2020.

A thank-you can go a long way. In our busy lives, we have come to forget expressing gratitude. Many studies have come up explaining the benefits that gratitude can have on the one who expresses it and on the one who receives it. We can take this opportunity as a day to thank our teachers and express our love and care for them.

Teachers should be the best minds in the country.’ These are the words of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, great Indian philosopher and statesman. He was also President President of India and his birthday is celebrated nationwide as Teacher’sDay.

The students of classes IV and V presented a special assembly on the occasion. The two narrators, Shruti Arora and ArinIdhant of class V took us through the program with enthusiasm and confidence!
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How Can Be Celebrate independence day 2020.

How Can Be Celebrate independence day 2020.

After 200 years of British rule, India officially gained its independence on 15 August 1947. On this day, Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of independent India, hoisted the Indian national flag above the Lahori Gate of the Red Fort in Delhi and addressed the nation, marking the start of a tradition that continues today.

Although celebrations take place throughout the country, India’s capital city, Delhi, home to the 17th-century Red Fort that used to serve as a political centre, is the main staging area for Independence Day festivities.

On the eve of Independence Day, a national holiday, the president of India delivers an address to the nation from his office that is broadcast nationally. On the morning of 15 August, the celebration kicks off with the arrival of the prime minister of India who receives a general salute from the guard of honour, which consists of representatives from the three wings of the Indian armed forces (army, navy and air force) and the Delhi police.

The main event begins with the hoisting of the national flag by the prime minister, which is synchronised with 21 honorary gunshots and followed by a moving rendition of the ‘Jana Gana Mana’ (India’s national anthem). To remind his or her people of the country’s struggle for freedom, the prime minister addresses the nation and reminisces on the events leading up to India’s independence and ends the speech with a note about the country’s future.

Later in the day, celebrations include patriotic parades and pageants focussed on honouring the freedom fighters, a march-past led by the Indian armed forces and paramilitary forces and performances by schoolchildren.

It was on 15th August 1947 that India was declared independent from British colonialism, and the reins of control were handed over to the leaders of the Country. India's gaining of independence was a tryst with destiny, as the struggle for freedom was a long and tiresome one, witnessing the sacrifices of many freedom fighters, who laid down their lives on the line. where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unfurl the National Flag this will be followed by his customary address to the nation.

How Can Be Celebrate independence day 2020.

On his arrival at Lahore Gate of Red Fort, he will be received by the defence minister Rajnath Singh, minister of state for Defence Shripad Naik and Defence Secretary Sanjay Mitra.

According to the Ministry of Defence (MoD), the defence secretary Mitra will introduce the General Officer Commanding, Delhi Area, Lt Gen Asit Mistry to the Prime Minister.  Mistry will then escort him to the saluting base where a combined Inter-Services and Police Guards will present a general salute to the Prime Minister; this will be followed by him inspecting the Guard of Honour.

In the Guard of Honour contingent, there will be one officer and 24 men each from the Army, Navy, Air Force and Delhi Police.  They will be positioned directly in front of the National Flag across the moat below the ramparts.

The Guard of Honour will be commanded by Wg Cdr Anuj Bharadwaj, as this year the Indian Air Force (IAF) is the coordinating Service, the Army Contingent will be commanded by Major Laishram Tony Singh, and the naval contingent by Lt Cdr Prashanth Prabhakar.  And, the IAF contingent will be led by Sqn Ldr S B Gowda and the Delhi Police contingent by Additional DCP Bikram HM Meena..

This year the Army contingent has been drawn from the 2 Garhwal Rifles, the 2nd Battalion of Garhwal Rifles, was raised on March 01, 1901 at Lansdowne.After inspecting the Guard of Honour,  Modi will proceed to the ramparts of the Red Fort where he will be welcomed by the defence minister Rajnath Singh,  Minister of Defence for Defence Shripad Naik, and the three service chiefs.

The GOC Delhi area will escort Modi to the dais to unfurl the National Flag, with the IAF band playing the National Anthem and the National Guard presenting ‘Rashtriya Salute’.
The IAF band is being commanded by Junior Warrant Officer Pankaj Babu. And, Modi will be assisted by Flying Officer Preetam Sangwan in the unfurling of the National Flag, two officers of the IAF Flt Lt Jyoti Yadav and Flt Lt Mansi Geda will be positioned on either side of the saluting dais.

While the unfurling is on, there will be a 21 Gun Salute fired by the gunners of the elite 2233 Field Battery (Ceremonial), which will be commanded by Lt Col C Sandeep and the Gun Position Officer will be Regiment Havildar Major Kolate Rajesh Sripati.

The National Flag Guard will have 32 men and one officer each from the Army, Navy, Air Force and Delhi Police will present Rashtriya Salute at the time of unfurling of the flag. Wing Commander  Kunal Khanna from IAF will be in command of this Inter-Services Guard and Police Guard.

The Army contingent for the National Flag Guard has been drawn from the 5th Battalion of the First Gorkha Rifles.  This was initially raised in January 1942 at Dharamshala and was later demobilised in December 1946, before being re-raised on the 01 January 1965 at Solan (Himachal Pradesh).  The Battalion has participated in major operations by Indian Army to include ‘Operation Pawan’ in Sri Lanka in 1989, ‘Operation Rakshak’ in J & K and ‘Operation Rhino’ in Assam.

After Modi’s address, school children and NCC Cadets will sing the National Anthem.  Also, there will be 3,500 girl students drawn from 41 government schools in Delhi; 5,000 boys and 700 NCC cadets (Army, Navy and Air Force) of 17 schools. They will display ‘strength in unity’ by the formation of words ‘नया भारत’ (Naya Bharat).

How Can Be Celebrate independence day 2020.

How is Independence day celebrated in schools.

Independence Day is a national holiday in India, and as such all schools close for the day. Celebrations vary from school to school, but most schools will hoist the colours of the national flag. Primary schools will also get into the spirit by decorating their classrooms and performing plays for fellow students or reciting patriotic poems. Since the day is a holiday for all, most people choose to spend this time with their loved ones and celebrate as they see fit.

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