Independence Day - On 15th August 1947, at zero hour two dominions were born in the Indian Subcontinent. Political freedom was granted to 1/5th of human race after a period of more than 200 years of imperial rule. India was born along with Pakistan as the Governor-General of the dominion of India handed over the reign to Pundit Nehru and Mr. Jinnah respectively.
A 100 year long quest for Swaraj, which cost millions of young life, ended with the British Empire finally bowing its head. As Mahatma Gandhi and Mr. Suhrawardy spent the day fasting and praying for the betterment of the new nation, Nehru, elected as the 1st Prime Minister of the country took oath and hoisted the national tri-colour on top of the Red Fort in Delhi. Dr. C. Rajagopalachari was appointed the governor and Mr. P.C. Ghosh, the chief minister of Bengal.