India Independence Day is observed on August 15 annually.
It is a commemoration of the nation's independence from British rule on 15 August 1947.
This event was also the time in which two Countries formed out of the area that had been stolen by Britain, India and Pakistan.
The day is observed throughout India with flag-hoisting ceremonies, parades and cultural events.
It is a special day where tributes are made to those who gave their lives to fight for freedom from the British.