India is World’s largest Democratic country having largest Road network, But there some unrevealed facts of Independence day. India has abundance of rich diversity that makes this country so beautiful, In fact India holds a rich history.
As we all are going to celebrate our 71st Independence day so I have gathered some facts that may delight you with happiness.
Jawaharlal Nehru was not elected as India’s First PM
I am not bluffing but it’s true, Initially Nehru was not elected as our Prime Minister but Sardar Vallabhai Patel had won the PM elections. But Jawaharlal Nehru was more open minded and had western vision, even Mahatma Gandhi had a soft corner for him that led Sardar Patel down. Read Also- History of Independence day
Who Made Flag of India?
Have this question ever raised to your mind? Many of reader might think Mahatma Gandhi was the creator of Indian flag but it was Pingali Venkavya, Another great freedom fighter who came up with the design. Must Read Happy Independence Day India 2017 – 71 Years of Freedom
India – Why Our Country has named ‘India’ ?
Another interesting fact India has got its name from the river Indus, as it is the home of Indus Valley Civilization.
Apart from it in Sanskrit Language our country is known by the name Bhartiya Ganarjya
India Never Invaded Any Country! ” Peace Maker”
This fact makes me feel proud on my country, India has never invaded any country in her last 1,00,000 years of history. This is the main Reason India is known to be a Peace Maker country
Jan Gan Mana – National Anthem
The Indian National Anthem, drafted by Rabindranath Tagore was to pay homage to King George V. The event was reported thus in the British Indian press:
“The Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore sang a song composed by him specially to welcome the Emperor.” (Statesman, Dec. 28, 1911) – wiki
When Indian Flag Hoist for first Time?
Many of you might say on 15th August 1947 but it is not true the National flag is said to be first hoisted on August 7, 1906 in Parsee Bagan Square (Green Park) in Calcutta.
If you like all the fact do share with your friends and let them know what you have just discovered and pay respect to this Independence day of India.