India is celebrating its 73rd Independence Day on August 15, 2019, as on this day our country became free from the colonial rule and became a sovereign nation. In the honour of the same, Google also paid tribute through its doodle that displays on its home page. This year’s Independence Day doodle was designed by Shaivalini Kumar and depicts that various traditional motifs from the Indian textile showing the complex yet harmonious “patchwork” of Indian culture, ranging from education to the arts, to courage and compassion.
The celebration of the national festival took place at New Delhi’s Red Fort where the Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed 1.3 billion Indian citizens and gave his speech that began at 7:30 am. The Tricolor was hoisted and the national anthem was played along with service personnel standing and saluting the national flag.
Here’s how people on social media wished Independence Day 2019:
Google Doodle on Independence dayhttps://t.co/C8h9kjo3j8— Deepak Bidkar (@DeepakBidkar) August 15, 2019
#IndependenceDayIndia— Mickey Dhariwal (@BulandhAwaaz) August 15, 2019
I am not a Hindu🕉️
I am not a Muslim☪️
Neither am Dalit or a Rajput
I am Indian🇮🇳...and am proud of it.
Nation First Now and Always.
Jai Hind, Jai Bharat
🇮🇳Happy Independence Day pic.twitter.com/r6jqUHjxco
-2nd Largest English Speakers— Pawan Pathak (@Basisthapawanpk) August 15, 2019
-4th Most Powerful Army
-2nd Highest No. Of Internet Users
-2nd Largest Road Network
-Largest Film Industry
-No. 1 Producer of Mango and Banana
-Highest Cricket Ground
India You Beauty 🇮🇳#HappyIndependenceDay #IndependenceDayIndia pic.twitter.com/2hLz1d8a5v
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