First Independence Day Celebrations Pictures in Delhi AUGUST 15, 1947

August 15, 1947, was the day when India got back the much-awaited Freedom. British left India and a vibe of happiness pervaded all over. Here are some images of the 1st  Independence Day Celebrations in Delhi on August 15, 1947. Have a look, and be proud to be in Indian and feel privileged to be born in Free India.

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Indian last Governor General Lord Mountbatten salutes the Indian national flag hosted at India Gate as Lady Edwina, second right, and India’s first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru, right, looks on, during Independence Day celebrations, in New Delhi, India, August 1947.

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Lord and Lady Mountbatten, ride in a coach with Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, at India’s Independence Day celebrations in New Delhi, Aug. 15, 1947.
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This photo was released by the Indian Defence Ministry. People gather to participate in India’s first Independence Day celebrations at Raisina Hill in New Delhi in August 1947.

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Here is a post about History of India, worth a read, to know more about Indian Independence Day. Check out more photos at the original source of this Independence Day photo

Related: Download Lyrics of patriotic songs around Independence Day.


  1. My hope is that the Fourth of July becomes a celebration less of the might of nations, and more of the possibility for freedom and friendship for which men and women who sacrifice their energy and sometimes their lives.


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