Independence Day 2019 will be celebrated across India on Thursday, August 15. India will celebrate 73 years of freedom this year. On this day in 1947, Independent India's first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru unfurled the Indian tricolour flag to mark India's freedom from the British rule. India celebrates the day by remembering the sacrifices of the heroes who fought during India's freedom struggle and cultural programmes with patriotic songs are organised at different places across the country. The citizens of India also exchange Happy Independence Day wishes, WhatsApp messages, images, quotes and greetings with each other on this day. Independence Day 2019: India Celebrates Its 73rd Independence Day; Know History and Significance of 15th of August Celebrations.
August 15 is a national holiday in India as the country honours the martyrs of India's freedom struggle and celebrates the day the country got free from years of rule of the British Raj. The Indian tricolour is also hoisted in residential areas by different Resident Welfare Associations on Independence Day. LatestLY brings you Independence Day 2019 wishes in English, WhatsApp messages, stickers, quotes, SMSes and images to share on August 15 this year. Independence Day 2019: From Mahatma Gandhi to Bhagat Singh, Remembering Freedom Fighters on India's 73rd Independence Day.
Independence Day 2019 Messages in English
WhatsApp message reads: Salute to our Martyrs who laid their lives for us. Happy Independence Day to you and your family!
WhatsApp message reads: Trailing the colours of the national flag - Orange, White and Green - let’s stand together for unity, prosperity and peace. Happy Independence Day!
WhatsApp message reads: It makes my heart beat with pride that I am the citizen of such a great country. Happy Independence Day!
WhatsApp message reads: Let's salute the martyrs, for the sacrifices they made, and thank them for giving us our today. Happy Independence Day!
WhatsApp message reads: Let's celebrate the glory of a free India and uphold the pride and honour of being an Indian. Happy Independence Day!
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As Independent India celebrates its 73rd birthday, share the above messages to wish fellow Indians on Independence Day. Independence Day celebrations are also organised in schools as kids perform on patriotic songs, dressed in the colours of the Indian flag. LatestLY wishes all its readers in India and to Indians abroad a Happy Independence Day!