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Happy Independence Day

Posted by
Sam (Chennai, India) on 15 August 2013 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

Jai Hind !
Today we celebrate 67th Independence day in India.

At midnight, as India moved into 15 August 1947, Jawaharlal Nehru delivered the Tryst with Destiny speech proclaiming
India's independence.

" A moment comes, which comes but rarely in history, when we step out from the old to the new, when an age ends, and when the soul of a nation, long suppressed, finds utterance. It is fitting that at this solemn moment, we take the pledge of dedication to the service of India and her people and to the still larger cause of humanity."

To the nations and people of the world we send greetings and pledge ourselves to cooperate with them in furthering peace, freedom and democracy. And to India, our much-loved motherland, the ancient, the eternal and the ever-new, we pay our reverent homage and we bind ourselves afresh to her service.
JAI HIND !


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Devi from Chennai, India

Thank you Sam :-)))
I am overwhelmed and proud seeing you have hoisted the Tricolour here !!!
Happy Independence Day......
Aaduvoame paLLu paaduvoame..aananda suthandhiram adaindhuvittoamendru...

15 Aug 2013 5:08am

@Devi: Thank you very much, Devi. :)

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Good luck to people in such a big day ..

15 Aug 2013 5:21am

@Jypyä Pop: Thank you very much, Jypya. :)

Bruce from Tacoma, United States

Happy independence Day. Nice photo to celebrate it with.

15 Aug 2013 5:55am

@Bruce: Thank you very much, Bruce. :)

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Superbe cliché pour fêter cet évènement. Happy Independence Day Sam.

15 Aug 2013 7:48am

@Tede: Thank you very much, Tede. :)

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Enjoy your day

15 Aug 2013 7:50am

@Nigel: Thank you very much, Nigel. :)

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Happy Independence Day Sam! A proud moment indeed! ;-)

15 Aug 2013 1:13pm

@Eric Cousineau: Thank you very much, Eric. :)

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

Viva India
well done indeed

15 Aug 2013 1:58pm

@Shaahin Bahremand: Thank you very much, Shaahin. :)

tataray from Deux-Sèvres. (Charentes-Poitou), France

Woooooo..... Superbe flottement de ce drapeau.
Profites bien de cette fête.)

15 Aug 2013 2:12pm

@tataray: Thank you very much, Raymonde. :)

Don from Spokane, United States

I hope you have a great day celebrating this holiday and remembrance of your independence.

15 Aug 2013 2:46pm

@Don: Thank you very much, Don. :)

Calusarus from Drome des collines, France

Happy Independance day… Congratulations

15 Aug 2013 4:58pm

@Calusarus: Thank you very much, Calusarus. :)

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A lovely image for this special day. Happy Independence Day!

15 Aug 2013 5:14pm

@Steve Rice: Thank you very much, Steve. :)

Marilla from Turku, Finland

Good Independence Day to you!

15 Aug 2013 6:29pm

@Marilla: Thank you very much, Marilla. :)

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Happy Independence Day!

15 Aug 2013 8:39pm

@B. Thomas: Thank you very much, Barbara. :)

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

yes, indeed! happy independence day!!!

16 Aug 2013 12:11am

@john4jack: Thank you very much, Jack. :)

Ahmad from Tehran, Iran

Happy Independence Day :)

17 Aug 2013 11:39am