The entire country is observing this historic milestone by taking part in the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ to commemorate the 75 years of independence.

The Central government has also launched the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign from August 13 to August 15 and Independence Week from August 11 to August 17 to celebrate the 75 years of India’s independence.

Here are some ideas to celebrate Independence Day this year with all the fervour.

Wear ethnic clothes  

Join the tricolour bandwagon and celebrate Independence Day in a holistic way with a traditional Indian outfit.

Watch patriotic movies

If you are planning to celebrate Independence Day at home, then you can watch movies based on patriotic themes.

Read patriotic books

If you are a bookworm, you can choose to read books about India’s freedom struggle or a biography of any eminent freedom fighter on this Independence Day.

Listen to patriotic songs

You can make your Independence Day melodious by listening to patriotic songs.

Evergreen patriotic songs of singers like Lata Mangeshkar, Mohammed Rafi and AR Rahman will motivate you to do something for your country

Attend the celebration in your neighbourhood

ou can attend a flag hoisting ceremony that is organised in your housing society or neighbourhood. Watching the national flag fluttering in the wind will fill you up with pride.

Watch the flag hoisting ceremony at Red Fort

The Prime Minister leads a grand national flag hoisting ceremony at Red Fort on August 15. You should watch this ceremony and witness the historic celebrations of India’s 75th Independence Day.

Distribute sweets in your neighbourhood 

There is no better way of celebrating India’s 75th Independence Day than by distributing sweets in your neighbourhood. Freedom is a precious gift that should be savoured by every citizen.