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India Independence Day

India Independence Day is held on August 15. It is celebrates the independence of India from the United Kingdom in 1947. This event in the second decade of the month August is annual. Help us Help us 
15 August - India Independence Day
Indian National Flag was designed by Pingali Venkayya who was a freedom fighter from Andhra Pradesh. The Indian flag was adopted on July 22, 1947, just before India received independence from Britain on August 15, 1947.
Lord Mountbatten Chose 15th August as Indian Independence Day. Although the Indian Independence Act was approved on 18 July 1947, Lord Mountbatten chose 15th August as the date of Indian independence as it coincided with the date of Japan's surrendering to the Allied Forces after World War II.

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National Librarian's Day in IndiaNational Librarian's Day in India on August 12 (in remembrance of national professor of library science, Dr S R Ranganathan [1892-1972], who had spearheaded library development in India);
Madras DayMadras Day on August 22 (Chennai and Tamil Nadu, India);
Hindi DivasHindi Divas on September 14 (Hindi-speaking regions)
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